Who can deny the benefits of pushing oneself constantly to learn?

Helping us to keep an open mind; staying curious and interested about the world around us and further afield; helping us to understand and cope with change; facilitating the finding of meaning in our lives; creating opportunities to make the world a better place and actively contribute to our communities.

These are just a few of the reasons why we should all find ways to prioritise life-long learning.

It is well known that Benjamin Franklin articulated a thorough and structured means of ensuring that he achieved his daily goals. Β By pursuing his ‘thirteen virtues’ and monitoring his progress, he created space for deliberate learning.

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Benjamin Franklin’s Thirteen Virtues – as written in my journal (click to enlarge)

Here’s an interesting article that builds on Franklin’s approach and adds some further ideas about how to incorporate learning into our daily routine.

What about you? Β How do you keep learning? Β Any tips for the rest of us? πŸ™‚

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