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Learning.

So I'm figuring out how to use this wacom tablet. I'm also listening to writing-based lectures. And I'm wondering what second language I want to learn.

I forgot how annoying learning was.

I have distant memories from my early, EARLY childhood. Just a few.Learning was fun. Learning to speak properly and express yourself, then learning bigger words.

Math was fascinating... at first.

Just learning everything about the world.

Now? It's annoying. I have a problem focusing, but I can't say that I've tried to counteract it. If anything, I've embraced it.

My physical self discipline is quite high. Mental? Nonexistent. I just can't make myself focus on anything. I HATE saying I can't do something. So I'm going to focus, even if it kills me. I'll keep learning until it's fun again, or I die trying.

I know I won't actually die, but that's how bad it is.

As if attempting to focus were causing some kind of physical pain. It feels mentally uncomfortable and unsettling. Like sitting in a weird position until your arms and legs fall asleep.Eventually, the desire to move becomes unbearable.

When I'm forced to focus, that's how it feels. Eventually, I have to think about something else. I have to mentally wander, which often involves physically separating myself from the situation that requires focus.

For a creative person, that's good. I have too many ideas. Too many stories I could write.

But not being able to actually focus and accomplish anything is a serious obstacle to writing, and life in general.

One that I aim to overcome.

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I've been curious about these tablets since you brought it up the other day. It would be ideal for Mandarin East Asian languages, as well as Middle Eastern. I am always hesitant to buy new devices until I do my homework thoroughly. If you need any assistance with the second language concern, I am ideal for that advice. Spanish as my second language, French as my third, Chinese as my 4th and Arabic as my 5th. Whatever you do, I am sure you'll be fine. Just focus!
 
Try Duolingo for language learning and practice. It's pretty good for getting a basic understanding.
 

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