While many New Year’s resolutions focus on physical health or financial goals, don’t forget to incorporate learning and knowledge into this year’s plans. Lifelong learning is something that is beneficial for anyone that chooses to pursue this. It can expand new horizons, create personal growth, provide new career opportunities and improve overall well-being. Lifelong learning can increase your cognitive health and help keep your mind sharp as you age.
So, start small and be realistic. What interests you, what have you wondered about, what knowledge are you lacking in? Choose a topic and then choose a learning style that fits you. Some people prefer to read about a new subject, others may prefer watching a YouTube video or taking an online course. Stay curious, explore a variety of topics, engage in discussions and try new experiences. Commit to making learning a part of your daily routine by setting aside a certain amount of time each day to dedicate to this goal. Any step forward in lifelong learning will reap benefits today. Make 2024 the year for change!