When it is Tough to Stay Focused… How to Motivate Myself

It can be tough to stay focused when learning or working at home. What can you do to keep yourself motivated?  This is not an easy problem. All of us from young to very old have to do stuff sometimes that we would prefer not to do. How many of us get excited about cleaning? About grocery shopping?  About doing taxes? About reading a very boring, uninteresting Ukrainian novel for a class or a book club. Or about reading history, chemistry, physics, or nutrition textbooks? Some reading has engaging, enjoying, interesting ideas, characters and plots; others don’t.  Some of our writing assignments can be really tough to get started on and then to do. For teachers, reading essay after essay after essay can vary from uplifting to stimulating to discouraging.     So how…
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