Learning Something New Sucks!
I have never met anyone that finds learning easy. Even if you if love to learn the process of getting our brains to understand what we are learning is tough. It means change and takes time to form new neuropathways in our brains.
Let’s take learning how to set goals and make them happen for an example. Every January many of us spend time thinking about our New Year’s Resolutions or new goals for the coming year, but, Statisticbrain.com says that, only 9.2% of people feel they make their New Year’s Resolution happen.
Wow, that sucks! I bet that makes you feel motivated, huh?
Do you think it might be because most people are never taught how to get what they want or they just don’t want to take the time to learn how to get what they want?
I want you to imagine, the first time you ever rode a bike, maybe drove a car, swam, skied, anything you did for the first time. Imagine that, for just a minute.
When you started to learn this skill, was it easy? Did you fall, scrap your knees, get frustrated, want to quit…
Normally, when we start anything new for the first time we find it difficult. Our brain just doesn’t seem to want to let us grasp it immediately.
In fact, things that end up being the best reward in the end, often are the most difficult to learn.
I remember my first bike ride. I was so bad that even when I thought I was good, I fell and ended up with 7 stitches right across the front of my knee and a brace on my leg for 2 weeks so I didn’t keep breaking it open.
There was no fun in that, yet I still wanted to get good at riding that bike.
New Year’s resolutions, or setting goals are no different from learning how to do something for the first time.
In fact, learning anything for the first time is not normally a snap for most of us, but once we learn the basics and practice the rewards are worth the effort.
So, why is it that we will learn how to do all kinds of things in our lives but we don’t learn how to set goals properly in elementary school? Children are so smart now, this is something we could begin to teach them young and they would find their lives much more rewarding as they get older.
Heck, maybe you have never really been taught how to set goals and make the results you hoped for. Most of us were not taught this in school or even at home. I know I certainly was not.
A skill so important that all major achievers learn it and perfect it. They understand the impact setting proper goals can have in your life.
Learning how to follow a system for goal setting can change your life and within days you can begin to see results.
Spending a lifetime learning, I set learning how to master goal setting, as a priority. I know how important it is to know how to set goals and plan strategically when running a business. Without knowing how to set goals I would have been out of business a long time ago.
No, not all my goals worked out the way I planned them, exactly. Some worked out even better and some pivoted into something new and some were simply stopped.
You see once you know how to follow a system, you can make that job you have always wanted happen, get that new car, buy that home for your family…and more and even when life gets hard, you will know how to start over.
Why not start to learn this skill now, and start getting what you say you want?
After all, you don’t have to wait until January every year to start something new. You can begin to craft out what you want any time of the year.
Don’t spend years like I did, reading books, articles, magazines, taking course after course that never really had a system I could follow.
We are now in the age where the world is changing rapidly and learning to set goals is a skill you can apply to every aspect of your life: Career, Relationships, Health, Spirituality, Finances and more.
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In the meantime remember learning is not easy for anyone and for some it is down right difficult but, the more you practice learning the easier it is and just knowing it will be tough can easy the pain as you go through changing your brain.
Happy learning till next time,