Rewards are one of the most powerful tools you have to reach your goals. If you know that there’s a special reward waiting for you at the end of the journey, you’ll be more likely to stick with it. Rewards also help you stay focused on your goal and serve as a way to celebrate your accomplishments.
Strive for progress, not perfection
When it comes to languages, perfection is unattainable even for many native speakers. You’ll see much better results if you focus on your progress instead. One way to do it is to pick a topic and record yourself talking about it for 5 minutes. Do this once a month. Whenever you feel like you’re not making any progress, go back and rewatch your earlier videos.
Lead a healthy lifestyle
Your ability to acquire new information directly depends on your lifestyle choices. If you’re feeling unmotivated or unable to focus, take a closer look at your eating habits, sleep schedule and physical activity. In some cases it’s also helpful to check your hormone levels for any imbalances that might be interfering with your ability to learn.