How to Keep Going When You’re Struggling to Learn A New Skill

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How to Keep Going When You’re Struggling to Learn A New Skill

Each time you learn a new skill or you skill up, you will suck. You may suck less as your competence increases, but you will suck nonetheless.

The key is to embrace this suck, to find tiny moments of joy in it so that the uncomfortable feeling becomes bearable. That way, you can show up consistently, apply yourself mindfully to the task, and reap the rewards of compounding.

In this episode of The Vishipedia Show, I share my personal journey of sucking while learning the classical guitar, and how I learned to embrace the suck.

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You can read the transcript of the episode here.

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