How to Stay Focused and Sane while Staying at Home

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Discipline

I don’t always feel like doing things. I often want to have a day off when the day off is not yet deserved. Learning to do something, for instance, I am learning to code isn’t easy but totally satisfying. Writing every day isn’t easy but totally satisfying. Discipline is key in wanting to achieve some kind of results. If I don’t do it one day it sets me back in time. It’s like exercising. If you give yourself 20min a day to exercise you are sorted.

If you want to achieve anything in life you’ve got to be disciplined.

It’s discipline and consistency that brings the results you want. Without discipline in life I cannot achieve much because life is full of distractions. Human nature is, we never feel like doing anything that’s good for us. Knowing this, I’ve got to do my daily tasks and once I am done I can go off and do my silly things that don’t matter. This way I don’t feel guilty for wasting time because I had already completed however many tasks of the day.

Patience

Patience is hard and requires time. Children, for example, learn patience with time. Some adults never have patience for anything. Not even to wait for their coffee in the coffee shop. In today’s world it’s even worse, when everything is made so fast and with an easy access. Everything seems to be teaching us not to have patience, for instance, order your take out on the app, order online not to wait in the restaurant and so on.

Determination

Being determined is important. It’s easy to give up at an early stage. If I master the patience I can master the determination. It’s having a vision what you want to achieve. It’s having that goal and no matter how upset, how hard things get; you do get through it because you’ve got to meet the deadline. Sure, no-one might check but you know.

I am a writer who learned to code! I write about personal experiences within a humanist and global context. Find me on Twitter & Instagram @erikachaudhary

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