Don’t just focus on developing professional skills, but also spend more time with your family.
While students are locked up at home trying to maintain social distancing, there is an urge in us for doing something productive. The lockdown may have caused the schools and colleges to shut down, but it should not act as a barrier for our minds and brains.
Students can still use their time to full potential and increase their skills and knowledge. So, what kind of skills can we look to acquire and how during this lockdown period. Here’s a list:
It refers to a person’s capability to be flexible and adapt to any situation and circumstance. It helps you to be the best version of you in times of change.
Being open minded can go a long way.
Watching different genres of TV/Web shows can certainly help in broadening your perspective.
The less judgemental you are, the more you will be able to accept people around us.
It is an ability that allows you to apply your logical thinking in order to break the complex problems into their small components. This skill would not only enhance your problem-solving capability but would also help you to deal with it. So how can we improvise it?
How about reading?
Reading would allow you to broaden your perspective about life. You would be able to learn something new and remarkable every day. You will get a boost in your creativity along with development of analytical skills.
Music and Podcasts:
Music is a language of peace and happiness. It stimulates mind satisfaction, and inner peace. Podcast helps you to generate your new ideas and thoughts while music helps in shaping them.
Keep a journal every day not only creates a sense of achievement but also helps you to keep a track of your ideas and innovations. It is beneficial in analysing your thoughts and ideas.
Critical Thinking Skill:
Critical thinking is about interpreting the given data or information to make informed decisions and analysing them to reach a better solution. Here are some of the ways to develop it:
Playing a strategy game like chess or solving Rubik’s cube can play a beneficiary role in generating critical thinking thus improving your abilities. There are many online games available as well which can help you in this regard.
Exercising regularly can help in reduction of anxiety and stress. The exercises may include from skipping rope, planks, stretches to basic workouts. Research has shown that the one who exercises regularly has a better response to thinking and reasoning.
Try out the new possibilities
It is time to engage in fun filled activities and participate in new adventures. When we become a part of something new, it helps our brain muscles to exercise and instigate mental stimulation. From learning a new language to attending dance workshops online, these help you in mental workout.
Although you are focusing on developing your professional skills, you must not forget about your family. It is very important to spend some quality time with your loved ones which help in developing ourselves as better individuals.
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