Something to think about

“Comparison is a thief of joy” - read it again and let it sink in. The moment you compare yourself to another - you automatically disqualify who you are and what you are doing. You are in a mindset of scarsity- and nothing good ever comes out of that. Instead every time you catch yourself compare yourself to another - think of something you are grateful for in yourself - maybe it’s your good health, maybe it’s your sense of humour, ability to make friends or enjoy your own company, etc. " Mimi Ikonn on her instagram

In order to be a good learner of English language and a fluent speaker, what to do ?

In order to be a good learner of English language, a fluent speaker and succeed at learning it as a second language and mastering it efficiently in all areas of your life you need to make a lot of introspection, self-reflection and evaluation besides a lot of practise at lessons and in real life. In some areas you can definitely apply the 80/20 principle especially in grammar and focus your predominant attention and intention on vocabulary. It's your legitimate right.

Something to read

" When I was a raw student at Oxford, my tutor told me never to go to lectures. ‘Books can be read far faster” he explained. ‘But never read a book from cover to cover, except for pleasure. When you are working, find out what the book is saying much faster than you would by reading it through. Read the conclusion, then the introduction, then the conclusion again, then dip lightly into any interesting bits.

Reprogram Your Mind Through Affirmations | Marisa Peer

Reprogram Your Mind Through Affirmations | Marisa Peer

Rules of mind:

What is expected tends to be realised

Imagination is more powerful than knowledge when dealing with your own mind or the mind of others

In a battle between emotion and logic, emotion always wins

Your mind always does what it thinks you want it to do

Your mind works to move you from pain to pleasure