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10 Things to Stop Tolerating 

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By , Lawyer turned stress & resilience expert on Forbes

Paula is a stress and resilience expert with popular blogs on The Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Paula has appeared on the Steve Harvey TV show and in numerous publications, most recently in Working Mother magazine. Paula writes about the science of happiness in her new e-book, “10 Things Happy People Do Differently.” To learn more, please visit her website

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Receive the assignment: Read the instructions, look over the rubric, ask your teacher about any questions you might have
Make a plan: Map out your project. Set deadlines and little goals to get things done without all the stress
Budget your time wisely: When is the project due? Do you have other obligations that may make it difficult for you to finish your project on a set date?
Do your research! Make sure you know what you’re talking about! 
Create a research outline: Take organized, color coded notes! It’ll make it a lot easier to write the essay
Write a rough draft: Use all your good notes to write a rough draft
Have a peer edit: Ask a respected peer to edit your paper! Or, if possible, get your teacher to look it over and see any improvements it might need
Edit and create a final draft: Take their edits into consideration, and create your final draft
Hand it in! 

school-spo:

  1. Receive the assignment: Read the instructions, look over the rubric, ask your teacher about any questions you might have
  2. Make a plan: Map out your project. Set deadlines and little goals to get things done without all the stress
  3. Budget your time wisely: When is the project due? Do you have other obligations that may make it difficult for you to finish your project on a set date?
  4. Do your research! Make sure you know what you’re talking about! 
  5. Create a research outline: Take organized, color coded notes! It’ll make it a lot easier to write the essay
  6. Write a rough draft: Use all your good notes to write a rough draft
  7. Have a peer edit: Ask a respected peer to edit your paper! Or, if possible, get your teacher to look it over and see any improvements it might need
  8. Edit and create a final draft: Take their edits into consideration, and create your final draft
  9. Hand it in! 

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