Learning can be very difficult. There are many obstacles and distractions. However, there is also fascination and wonder and an ever growing opportunity.
Your own learning journey will belong to you but you might want to hear a little about the learning journey which others have made.
Take a look at these introductions and maybe follow them up yourself.
Albert Einstein - A hugely influential physicist. You might even have seen the famous equation E = MC2.
Michael Faraday - Starting out with little formal education, he was able to change all of our lives.
There are many more inspiring learning stories
Liz Murray may not be a famous scientist but I challenge you not to be inspired by her story.