In this podcast episode I recap a recent YouTube video ‘5 Ways NOT To Motivate Yourself For Exams’ and suggest some practical ways you can become more motivated to do well in your exams. If you’re looking for some practical ways to get motivated enough to begin your journey to a better set of exam results than you expected, this podcast is for you. Topics talked about: 5 Ways NOT To Motivate yourself for exams How we can become motivated by the process of doing something How historical source analysis is a useful skill-builder for spotting fake news Making sure your motivation and actions are aligned with your values and standards Putting the time we spend studying for exams into perspective The concept of ‘advertising’ to yourself Breaking huge tasks down into smaller chunks which can be tackled daily Other things mentioned: 'Drive' By Daniel Pink Quote: "Commitment means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do long after the mood you said it in has left you" Subscribe to the podcast for more exam, career and smartphone help. Check out the link below to find out more on The Exam Coach, why he does what he does and how he can help you... - https://www.theexamcoach.tv/about-the-exam-coach Want exam help delivered to you in a structured and well thought through way? Try The 7 Day Exam Plan. - https://www.theexamcoach.tv/the-7-day-exam-plan Find and follow The Exam Coach here: ✩ Join the free WhatsApp Bulletin for free exam, career and smartphone management help: https://www.theexamcoach.tv/social-media/2Q9T1mG😃 ✩ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/theexamcoach/ ✩ Instagram - http://instagram.com/theexamcoach ✩ Snapchat - https://www.snapchat.com/add/theexamcoach ✩ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8443534 ✩ Podcast - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-exam-coach-podcast/id1066290356?mt=2 ✩ Website - http://www.theexamcoach.tv // James Davey is an online exam coach and creator of The 7 Day Exam Plan. The Plan helps students working towards exams prepare and perform their best in any set of exams. James went from lacking focus and drive to a top performing student. He’s determined to help you undergo the same transformation and develop the study skills and exam performance techniques necessary for exam success. After you've nailed your exams, James's ready to help you with your career advancement and the continued good management of the most important device of the 21st century - the smartphone. Bring it on!