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Learn These Skills For A Fuller Life.

July 11, 2016 by  
Filed under Education, Music, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

(Akiit.com) We all want to get the most out of life. Yet, it can be all too easy to let things get in the way of achieving what we want to achieve. The fact is, you may as well spend as much of your time as possible learning to do things that you want to do. There are all sorts of skills and abilities out there which you could learn, and they are all beneficial in their own way. If you are keen to develop a new set of skills, then it is never too late to get going with something. In this post, we will look at some of the best skills you can learn on your own. Most of these you can self-teach using online courses or software. However, getting a tutor is always helpful. Regardless, let’s take a look at the skills and how you can get into them properly.

Creative Writing

If you are someone who has a bit of a way with words, then this is the option for you. Creative writing covers everythiBlackWomen-Coding-2016ng from short stories and novels to poetry and beyond. With creative writing, you have a pastime which is likely to teach you a number of other useful life skills in tandem. For example, you will learn the importance of setting yourself goals and sticking to them. What’s more, it is probably the most fun that anyone can have on their own. Once you get into creating worlds and stories which no-one has thought of before, you will see the appeal. Get started by finding a creative writing course in your area. Sharing your work is essential to progress.

Music

Many people often cite learning an instrument as one of the major things they would like to accomplish in their lifetime. Well, why not get started as soon as possible? It is often a great idea to learn the theoretical basis behind something before diving in properly. That way, you have a more solid foundation from which to work. With that in mind, why not start by first learning some of the basics of music theory? There are many websites where you can learn about the musical notes and further theory. All of this is likely to help you by the time it comes to picking up an actual instrument.

Coding

This is something which is likely to become more and more useful as time goes on. At the moment, there is possibly not much call for coding in your everyday life. However, it is entirely plausible that in the near future, having this kind of knowledge will be hugely beneficial. In an increasingly technological world, having the skills to utilise that technology for your own needs is important. With that in mind, why not consider starting a coding course today? The Internet is full of in-depth courses on coding, many of them completely free of charge. Take a look and get involved in something which might change the world forever at your fingertips.

Staff Writer; Keith Bell


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