Why Learning New Things Every Day is So Good for You


When you think about what you do every day, you probably wouldn’t put learning new things on your list. Living a busy life can make it difficult to think about learning new things and trying something new, but you could be really missing out, both personally and professionally.

Read on to find out why and what you can do about it.

The health professionals have been telling us for some time that we should eat at least five portions of fresh fruit and vegetables every day, in order to stay healthy. You also need to keep your mind healthy, and committing to learning five new things every day is a simple way to achieve this.

Here are five of the main benefits of learning new things:

  1. You can grow as a person, develop your knowledge base and improve yourself for the better.
  2. Learning something new gives you access to different opportunities and the chance to try new experiences that might be the best ones that you have ever tried.
  3. You could earn more money from learning a new skill or by developing one that is relevant to the work that you do. You can rejuvenate your working life and get so much more from it.
  4. Developing a new skill can influence the way that you do things day to day, so that some things become quicker and easier to do, saving you time, energy and stress.
  5. Learning new things is very important for self-esteem. Learning something new keeps your brain cells active and allows you to succeed at something new, so that you can give yourself a big pat on the back!

Learning five new things every day is like eating five portions of fresh fruit or vegetables every day – easy to do, easy to stick to and a great way to keep your mind healthy. It is also important to try new things and push yourself out of your comfort zone. The potential benefits are huge and there is nothing to lose, so why not start today?

How Can You Learn Five New Things Every Day?

Here are three tips to get you started:

  1. Find a place to write down the five things that you learn each day. It could be the last thing that you do before you leave the office, by typing them into a spreadsheet. It could be the last thing that you do before you go to sleep, in which case, a notebook by your bed is ideal.
  2. Look at your list and think about how what you’ve learnt today can make tomorrow better.
  3. Write down what you’re going to do about it tomorrow!

If you need help getting started, at the end of today, click here to share with me the five new things that you’ve learnt today!

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