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Back to School Time

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Do you remember the excitement of the first day of school-new clothes & maybe a few butterflies in your stomach. We may not actually be getting on the school bus these days-but we can still get in "School Mode".

There are so many benefits to learning new things...(and it keeps us young.)

Here are six other great benefits of learning new things...

It's Fun~

Chances are that many of us havenít even found the things that will ignite us with passion, fun and excitement.

Sense Of Accomplishment And Pride

Nothing can make you more proud at the moment, than learning something new.
Remember the feeling when you said a full sentence in another language? The feeling when you made that downhill ride? The first couple of chords on the guitar?

More Time

This may sound weird. You are now probably thinking that this is some kind of mistake. Well, it is not~adding something new to your daily or weekly schedule is proven to sharpen your perception of time, and time management respectively.

When I think in retrospective, Iíve met many of my friends while exploring something new. The thing is that there are other people that do the thing that you want to try, so chances are that you have similar taste in stuff, thus making you potential friends.
And while you are with the same people all the time, you get some fresh breath of ideas, views, and meet interesting characters by exploring.

Personal Growth

Doing something entirely new gives you the chance to grow. You see, doing something for the first time, gives you the chance and space to improve tremendously. And throughout that wonderful experience you grow, you improve, and you update many areas of your life.

You May Discover A Hidden Talent Or Potential

Challenge the body and mind, push yourself intellectually with something new and you will see yourself growing in many aspects of life, as well as witness some hidden and untapped potential.Take into consideration things that can make you step out of your comfort zone too, since then you can see many aspects of your potential, as well as your personality as a whole.

As you go discovering new things, you will find out that you want more and more. You will enjoy. So is learning something new worth the effort?
Let me save you the suspense: It is. Go and try something new!

Thanks for stopping by & remember...

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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SHARON10002 9/8/2013 10:54PM

    Sami, you score a 10 in cuteness factor for this blog! Loved it, and it was a good quick reminder! First days of school were always chock full of anticipation - until we received the first homework assignment. emoticon

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JUMPINJULIE 9/4/2013 2:04AM

    sorry computer was being silly.

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JUMPINJULIE 9/4/2013 2:04AM

    Great blog.

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JESSICABOOTY 9/2/2013 8:58PM

    Love going back to school with the new uniform and a new box of Crayola crayons. But the smell of the bus is embedded forever! Thanks Snoopy! emoticon

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GABIBEAR 9/1/2013 11:45PM

    Thanks Sami! Great blog! I love learning new things and consider myself a "forever student". We are never too old or too smart to learn something new! emoticon

I hope you are having a great weekend so far!!

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TEXASFILLY 9/1/2013 9:56PM

    Bravo! I love your great benefits of learning! As an Art Teacher, I'm always learning something new~ especially from my li'l artists. Thanks for sharing, Sami~ *hugs* BB~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CMCGRUN 9/1/2013 6:20PM

    I am glad I read this today. I have been interested in woodworking all my life and have recently been checking out beginning woodworking books fr the library. I think I'll take a dive and enroll in the evening woodworking class at the community college. Thanks for the push!

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JANIEWWJD 8/31/2013 11:49PM

    I love 1st days of school!!!! May all of our children stay safe this year!!!!!!
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2HAMSDIET 8/31/2013 11:26PM

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LAURELSPARK 8/31/2013 8:06PM

    I always loved the beginning of school. We went to parochial school so did not get to see our "best" friends much over the summer. It was always fun to catch up............who cared about the classes...............! Ah, what memories!

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    I love learning new things. And, although it doesn't have much to do with anything other than starting school, I love a brand new box of crayons. The HUGE box. If you get me a box get me the BIG one. Please, please, please!!! Oh, sorry. I got carried away. Love those crayons. (I'll need a new coloring book too.) LOL.

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1CRAZYDOG 8/31/2013 6:16PM

    Always learning something new! Part of it is my profession requires "keeping up" so I'm always reading. But the other part of it is that I just love it . . . love to learn!


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IMAYARNIE 8/31/2013 6:01PM

    Great blog, usual! It's so true...learning new things IS exciting.

And I do remember the excitement about going back to school...I LOVED brand new supplies. There is still something about writing in a brand new tablet of paper. Call me never left me. What's worse is that I seem to have passed it on to my daughter. Both of us go crazy in office supply stores. Sick, sick, sick! LOL!

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GRNDMOM43 8/31/2013 5:47PM

    Great memories and some new thoughts to ponder! emoticon emoticon

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CHERYLHURT 8/31/2013 5:19PM

  How well I remember...

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JAMBABY0 8/31/2013 5:11PM

    love the pics thanks for sharing

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EWL978 8/31/2013 5:11PM

    Love Charley Brown.............

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