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How to Transform Your Life In One Year

The power of practice

The power of practice

When you try something new and keep at it, you have no idea how good you can get. You can get really good, even if you think you are terrible right now.

Talent matters only to some extent. Most routes can be successfully followed if you're willing to put in the time.

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The power of practice

When you try something new and keep at it, you have no idea how good you can get. You can get really good, even if you think you are terrible right now.

Talent matters only to some extent. Most routes can be successfully followed if you're willing to put in the time.

Finding your fit

You may think that it's hard to practice relentlessly for years. You may not see yourself as someone who can put in the work for that amount of time. You can if you find the right fit.

Once you find a fit and work on it for long enough, the lazy version of you can totally disappear. Start experimenting and get mentally ready to find your fit, then commit to practicing it.

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Have a reason to study

Have an end goal in mind when you're learning.

  • What do you want to do with this information?
  • How is it going to improve your life?

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Find the right instructor

Set some time aside to see what courses are available.
Take advantage of any free lessons, watch the introductions to their classes and see if the instructor will be a good fit for your skill level and speed.

Don’t binge

Watching online tutorial videos can become addictive. Keep in mind that you are trying to learn something, not get distracted.

How long you would be able to study depends on the density of the subject and the level of your knowledge about the subject.

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Procrastinating and emotions

According to traditional thinking, procrastinators have a time-management problem. They are unable to understand how long a task will take and need to learn how to schedule their time better.

Short-term mood lifters

Studies show low mood only increases procrastination if enjoyable activities are available as a distraction. In other words, we're drawn to other activities to avoid the discomfort of applying ourselves.

Adverse consequences

Procrastination leads to two primary consequences.

  1. It's stressful to keep putting off important tasks and failing to meet your goals.
  2. Procrastination often involves delaying important health behaviors, such as taking up exercise or visiting a doctor.

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Identify your interests

Just about anything that you love to do can be turned into a profitable career. The key to identifying your interest areas is figuring out what you would do had you not been doing the job you ha...

Do it free

Before charging money, it is recommended that you give people a taste of your services first if you want to turn your passion into profit.

For instance, if its photography, just offer to take photos for relatives for free. Surely, they would like to save money. This is how you establish yourself and prove your mettle to your potential clients.

Build a combination of skills

You should be able to combine your chief interests with the other skills that you might possess.

If you are let’s say, planning to sell cakes, what is that other thing you are good at along with being a great baker? If you are also good at digital marketing, you can blog about baking practices.

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