These Habits Make You Smarter in Life
There are always new things to learn and discover in life. No matter what stage of life you are in, there are always new habits to adapt to keep learning. If you are looking for new ways to enrich your mind, consider doing these five things:
Learn about new topics
Expand your knowledge base so you can understand more about the world around you. There are plenty of resources on the internet that can lead you towards learning about businesses, movies, or occupations. Find a new website, borrow a new book from the library, or find a video about a topic you are unfamiliar with.
Keep a notebook with your thoughts
One of the best ways to expand your mind is to keep track of your current thoughts. This can help you find what you don’t understand or want to learn more about. Its common to ask yourself a question and forget about it a few moments later, but if you write the question down, you can research it later and learn a new fact!
Keep a notebook/diary with your thoughts every day and take time to reflect on them. You can write down questions you have that you want to learn more about. You can also mark down ideas that you might want to further explore.
Try explaining things you learn to others
One of the best ways to prove your understanding of something is by teaching it to others. After learning about a topic, find someone to who you can explain it, or take some time to write down an explanation. It can be fun to share something new you learned while helping you remember these facts.
While you are explaining the topic, you may find out you don’t know something specific. They may ask a question you don’t know the answer to. This is your chance to learn more, and even strengthen your communication skills.
Learn a new skill
Adding skills throughout your life is a great way to keep your mind healthy and engaged. Learning an instrument is an especially popular way to keep your mind fresh and fit. You can also try new hobbies like knitting, singing, or drawing! Learning these new skills can be fun while being beneficial for the mind.
There are times when you are met with information that you don’t understand This can bring feelings of confusion and shame. Remember that everyone starts their journey somewhere, and you don’t need to be an expert when you begin.
When you come across something you don’t understand, don’t be afraid to respectfully ask more. This will open the door to learning more. It may compel you to do further research on your own.
Education is a lifelong pursuit. There is never a moment where you stop learning. To keep your mind fresh and engaged, it is important to develop habits that can keep your mind active every day. These tips can be implemented in your everyday life, and guide you on your journey of learning.
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March 1, 2022 @ 8:54 pm
Those are some great tips to put to work,
Thanks a lot,
March 1, 2022 @ 9:17 pm
Awesome advice! I’ve just lately started thinking about picking up from where I left off of learning to play the piano when I was a 9yr. old…..54 years ago!😄
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