My first project, the reading project, is going very well.
I’ve already finished three of the intended books, and have two more left (10 days to the end of the month). The good books make me go beyond my intended hour and a half a day, and I finish the books earlier than planned, which is good. In fact, at the moment, I’m reading three books, one fiction, two non-fiction, so I might conclude the grace period with six completed books.
An hour and a half is not that much to invest a day, but sometimes it was hard for me to sit down and turn on my kindle. It made me postpone the reading, and there were maybe two days when I just gave up because I was too tired. It’s risky in a way that it shows a lack of discipline. It’s a slippery slope. You begin with a day or two, and end up giving up altogether. I don’t want it.
I think I should try a system of fixed hours. I’ll do it from next month on.
Reading fiction is one thing. Reading non-fiction is sometimes harder. You read non-fiction, most of the time, when you want to learn something. I talk about text books and guides, which I love to the point of obsession. I’ve always wanted to understand mathematics better, so now I have books about what I find very intruiging: proofs and logic. You can’t get more non-fiction than that. I think that’d be my Project #2.
And good luck to me. I’m a student now.