Something to remember when you begin something new and are frustrated and struggling

In our world of instant gratification, where we watch movies and TV shows where people master new skills in minutes even seconds we forget what it takes to really be good at something. We develop this unrealistic expectation that we can be good in a few days or a few weeks and if we don’t we get frustrated, unmotivated, depressed. We start doubting ourselves, our self-esteem takes a hit and we start a downward spiral. Sometimes we move on to something else, other times we just distract our self with other things like TV, books, sleep and social media. Both are not great alternatives. The next time I am going through this I’ll watch and remind myself of this video.

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