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How old are you? If you're a teen or early 20's, what you're feeling is more common than you might think. The 20's really is the age where your character develops the most, and where you discover your limits. It takes a lot of work though, and you will fail. Don't fear failure, failure should be welcome as long as you tried to succeed. The fact that you are ...


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Step 1: Positively reframe your goal on several logical levels. Highest level, vision/mission: I want to live my own life and do what I choose. Second level, abilities: I want to be able to make my own decisions, set up goals to myself, being masculine and influence others. Third level, behavior: I commit to achieving a specific set of goals I've ...


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I think one has to choose for himself/herself the goals he/she wants to achieve, be it short term goals or aims and ideals of the life he/she chooses to live. Thus, for that to actually happen, one has to take actions, which, if needed will change aforementioned doctrines, rules and norms. The idea here is to think independently, and to strongly believe that ...


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The 10000 hours number is an estimate of what it takes to MASTER something. Do you need to be a master? or just good enough? Along with those statistics that 98% of the wealth is owned by 2% of the population (or whatever those numbers are these days), you can get to an acceptable level of mastery in a much shorter amount of time than 10000 hours. For ...


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While there are countless arguments about the validity of the 10,000 hours claim and the science behind it, the reality is the actual number 10,000 isn't really relevant. The science deals with through repetition almost anyone can achieve a certain level of expertise in a skill or subject matter. The more repetition the more likely you are to achieve said ...


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No, this is just an estimate, see this post on skeptics.se: Are 10,000 hours of practice necessary to gain true expertise in a subject? But is a hard to kill meme, see e.g. this other answer on the same site ;-)


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It depends on three points: your knowledge of previous programming language? which language you are trying to learn? for which purpose you are trying to learn? For example, if you are trying to learn C programming language and you have a knowledge of Java, then definitely you can learn it withing 1-1.5 month with good grip. Now if you are tying to ...


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That for sure depends on how many programming languages you already know, and how similar are they to what you already know. Learning ruby for skillfull python developer and learning c++ for a newbie take completely different time. You have to make a reasonable estimation based on your ability, current skills and amount of time you can allocate for the goal ...


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(Edit: This answer might in part answer your other question, too, btw) I think every (learning) goal should be broken down into many much smaller goals. Let's say I want to learn mathematics (I do, so that'll be my example :p). This is how I would approach it (roughly): 1.Set a clear overall goal, keeping the S.M.A.R.T.-criteria in mind: I will be able ...


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You are not alone Many succumb to this curse of viewing a chain of webpages and loosing focus on the activity in hand. This could be partial procrastination. This works for me personally. Use browser plug-ins like leechBlock to block unnecessary distraction Use a promodoro timer to schedule your undivided focus on a task. Reward yourself with some ...


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It is important to be able to switch between focused and diffused mode of thinking. What you describe seems like a diffused mode - freely wandering between many website without any measurable process. This mode is also useful for creativity or relaxation, but not for learning. Few tips to get you focused: Make notes of what you read. Write down every url ...



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