3 Ways to Build a Habit of Learning1:27 with Craig Dennis
Learning is a marathon, not a sprint. If you make learning a routine part of your week, you set yourself up for success as a student and prepare yourself for a lifetime of learning. In this video, learn 3 ways to turn your studies into a successful habit.
Thanks for joining Treehouse, and continuing your lifelong learning journey. 0:00 If you're like me, you've got a lot of things going on in your life, and 0:04 it can be difficult to find the time to study. 0:08 To learn most successfully, we recommend making learning a habit, 0:11 here are three tips to help you make learning a part of your life. 0:15 Spread your learning over the week. 0:19 Trying to cram six hours of study, in on a Sunday afternoon isn't always easy, 0:21 and it isn't very effective either. 0:27 Research shows that learning more frequently, but for 0:30 less time is better than cramming your studies into one long session. 0:33 To be more successful, spread out your learning time over the week, 0:38 the more often the better, but three times in a week is great. 0:42 Set a weekly schedule. 0:46 Schedule at least three time in the next week for learning, 0:48 it doesn't have to be a lot of time, 15 to 30 minutes as session is reasonable, 0:51 spending an hour is great, but don't burn yourself out, you are creating 0:56 a lifetime commitment to learning, which is a marathon not a sprint. 1:00 Pause this video, open your calendar, and 1:04 schedule this week's learning now, make it a habit. 1:07 Once you've set aside the time to learn, 1:12 stick to your schedule, the more you make learning a routine part of your life, 1:14 the easier it will become, and the more natural it will feel. 1:18 Creating a learning habit is only the first step 1:22 towards becoming a lifelong learner. 1:26
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