Patience is the key to achieve your goals.
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Self-talk can boost our confidence and help us to reach our goals. For example, "I will start going to the gym" or " I will complete this coding course."
However, research suggests that when considering our goals, asking ourselves a question (Will I?") is more powerful than giving ourselves an order ("I will"). This is known as the Willpower Paradox.
Published in 1979, Advice to a Young Scientist is a practical and philosophical guide to curious people engaged in exploratory activities.
The author, Peter Medawar, was a Nobel Prize-winning biologist, and a lively, witty writer. The book had several key insights for young explorers so that they don’t get lost in their journey.
Have an end goal in mind when you're learning.
Even if you just want to do it for fun, find a project you can't do without learning the skill.
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