At the moment, some of us have more time on our hands. Whether it’s because the daily commute has been shortened to a short walk down the hallway, or because social distancing has us staying indoors in the evenings.
Using this extra time to learn a new hobby or skill is a really great way to maintain your confidence, self-worth and motivation. There’s also an element of calm which comes over you when you get in to a rhythm of doing something you enjoy and you’re good at. This is referred to by psychologists as ‘the flow’ – a state of complete immersion in an activity – and has been linked to feelings of positivity and being more in control of your emotions.
To learn something new takes time, enthusiasm and commitment. Read these five tips to give you the best chance.
So there you have it. Five ways to help you make the most of learning a new skill during this time. So, what new skill have you decided to learn?