Reflect on why you picked this course and what you find interesting about it. Getting excited about learning the material will help you to stay motivated.
Use breaks and rewards as extrinsic motivators. After reaching your goal reward yourself with something that makes you smile.
- Try the Pomodoro Technique for scheduling breaks and rewards – Many students find using the Pomodoro technique helps their productivity, where they work for a set amount of time, for example, an hour and a half, followed by a set break, for example 15 minutes, then another hour and half, etc. Experiment with the times that work best for you. It could be a 50-minute work time followed by a 10-minute break, or 2 hours, followed by 20 minutes – it's up to you.