What's funny about this one is that just the other day I mentioned that I'm thinking about going back to school. I am a book learner, I learn best in a classroom and then applying what I have learned to the real world. Online learning doesn't even compare. I'm way too easily distracted. I learned that the hard way!

In a classroom it's all aggregated for you. You don't need to spend hours researching the work, someone else has already done it for you. Having homeschooled the Teen for a while, I know exactly how much prep can go into preparing just a short lesson! I appreciate teachers.

I love research, but when I am trying to learn something new, I want the materials handed to me so that I can just ingest them. I have too much going on in other areas of my life to focus on research, weeding out the good information from the bad, determining what's outdated and what is still relevant. Our world moves much too fast for that now.

On the other hand, I love research. I love learning. I get frustrated that I don't have the time to pour into learning all the ins and outs of every shiny new thing that captures my attention. Jill-of-all-trades, mistress of none.

I need to stop sabotaging myself. I start so many things and then derail myself when I get close to success. I realize it, but I have no idea how to stop it.


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