Tips for learning: Lose easily.
"In pursuing knowledge, one accumulates daily.
In practicing Tao, one loses daily.
Lose and lose and lose..."--Lao Tsu
The knowledge that needs to be lost is the kind of knowledge that admits only subject/object duality, the kind of knowledge that sets you up up in opposition to everything in the world.
The fear of suffering loss is a central obstacle to learning. The practice of Tao includes you in the net of infinity through the door of loss, while the accumulation of knowledge based on duality and opposition blocks the truth light of Tao, limiting your capacity. Actively lose while you passively learn or gain.