Why do I do this? I don’t mean the language learning. I mean writing these 100-word posts.
The idea stems from habit musicians and the like have of logging their hours of practice. You jot down how much you did—or didn’t—do. It’s a simple tool, but a powerful one. I was reminded of that in David Bolton’s free ebook, The Secrets of Successful Language Learning.
It keeps up my momentum. It acts as a daily reminder. It keeps me focused.