A better method is giving yourself permission to be terrible at new things, with the knowledge that this is the necessary first step to stop being terrible. And even though the terribleness could last a while, keep going and practice truly does makes perfect.
Failure Is the Cost You Pay to Be Right
We are driven by meaningful work, by others acknowledgement and by the amount of effort we’ve put in: the harder the task is, the prouder we are.
In 2011, the University of California, published a research study showing how quickly shifting from one task to another impacts short term memory.