It’s the small victories that matter…

…well, not really, but they do help

This post is based on a NaBloPoMo prompt: What is the hardest part about learning a new skill? Do you enjoy a challenge or do you like things to come easily?

The hardest part

I think the hardest part is being realistic when setting goals for oneself. It can be difficult to assess:

  • how much time we are going to need before we consider this skill learned, and
  • what we will be capable of once we have put in the time and effort we are ready to invest. Continue reading