Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Why You Should Never Stop Learning


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One of the most extraordinary things in life is the ability to learn new things. Unfortunately, when we leave school and gain the qualifications we needed for our chosen career, most of us don't push our brains to maximize its full potential beyond this. Instead, we settle into a routine of doing the things and tasks we know well. 

Whether you're 23 or 62, here are a few reasons why you should never stop expanding your mind. 

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ― Mahatma Gandhi

Build Confidence 

Getting to grips with a new subject is challenging. At times you may want to quit, let go, and forget it altogether. But, if you persist, something extraordinary happens, your confidence in your abilities grows. Giving you the motivation to continue branching out and trying new things. 

Be Happier

When you've overcome every obstacle during your med school journey, for instance, you'll feel on top of the world. Accomplishments make us feel happy in our lives and about ourselves. To be a happier person, learn more, and stretch your knowledge. 

More Opportunities

With new knowledge and experience, you'll open up the realm of possibilities for yourself. Additionally, by continuously pushing yourself to learn more, you'll always be in demand in the workforce. Options in life are good to have. An education, which continues into old age, opens up a whole world of possibilities for you.

Every day is a new opportunity to change your life and be who you want to be. — Demi Lovato.

Be A Role Model 

Children look up to their parents. Younger children, in particular, want to be just like their Mom or Dad. This means if you demonstrate an eagerness to learn and try new things, your children will most likely follow. If you want to be a great role model to your kids, don't just tell them to never to stop learning, show them! In turn, they'll pick up this way of thinking and carry it with them through the rest of their lives.

Increase Attraction

As you learn new things, you'll undoubtedly become a more engaging, well-rounded person. When you're in a relationship, if you continue to learn and grow, you'll be more attractive to your other half, and vice versa, and not just on Valentines day either. Taking time to understand more about the world can help your relationship step out of the familiar territory and into unknown territory. Which can be useful to add mystery back into your lives. With a higher intelligence, your conversations are bound to be more enjoyable too.

Great things happen to those who don't stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful.― Roy T. Bennett

Choosing to learn more will positively impact multiple areas of your life. For instance, you'll feel good about yourself and more confident. And it can also boost the relationships you have with those around you, such as your children and other half.