I have questions. About everything. Constantly.
In conversation, I ask myriad questions, not because I disbelieve, but because I’m intrigued. Vast knowledge exists in the world, and I understand so little of it. I crave to know more.
I love to learn.
Learning, however, is difficult and painful. It takes effort to approach, digest, understand, and use a new concept. This becomes especially difficult when we don’t care about the topic. Not caring happens everyday in schools, workplaces, and homes worldwide.
The concept of enforcement so characterizes learning that we often consider learning a “have to” and rarely a “want to.” We tell ourselves we aren’t in school, so we don’t have to learn.
Each of us has something we are learning. Not only do we not find this thing odious, we may even find it useful or enjoyable. Maybe you’re learning to interpret your child’s cries. Maybe you’re learning to run a business. Maybe you’re learning to garden. Maybe you’re learning to lift weights.
You’re learning something, even if you don’t recognize what you’re doing as learning. Besides being difficult and painful, learning can also be fun and practical, especially when taken from “have to” to “want to.”
What are you learning right now? What do you want to learn?
Learning is a great way to grow, evolve, and transform. A good place to start is with what questions you have. What intrigues you? What have you always wanted to try? What makes you say, How does that work? If you can’t answer any of these questions, ask yourself why not. There is as much to learn about the world around you as there is to learn about the world within you.
If you want to partner with someone as you question, learn, grow, evolve, and transform, please contact me for 1:1 coaching. I would love to join you on your journey.
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