The Wellness Mindset ~ Intellectual Wellness: The first rule of success – Keep on learning

6 dimensions of holistic wellness.

Are you passionate about learning? Do love to read, be creative, listen to music? These are all aspects of intellectual wellness. We don’t stop learning when we graduate from high school or college. At the core of intellectual wellness is becoming a student of life, becoming a lifelong learning, the topic of today’s article. First, what is intellectual wellness?

What is

Intellectual Wellness?

Intellectual Wellness involves…maintaining your mind through learning, problem solving and daily decisions; being open to new ideas; learning new skills; promote creativity; curiosity; exploring the world;

(EXAMPLES: LEARNING A NEW SKILL; OPEN-MINDEDNESS; CREATIVITY)

What is something most successful people have in common?

They…KEEP ON LEARNING!

This video highlights clips of successful individuals, such as Bill Gates, Vin Diesel and Tiger Woods as they discuss the importance of learning on the road to success.

Here are a few examples of some of the wise words from this video:

  • Bill Gates –  When asked about dropping out of Harvard said: He actually still takes college courses and loves being a student. He says it was unfortunate that he didn’t stay there, but he didn’t miss any knowledge. He learned anything he needed to learn because he is always in a learning mode.
  • Vin Diesel, when asked what he would tell his younger self, said: Play it cool and learn as much as you can, because everything you learn you’re going to need. You won’t have enough time to learn. Everything is an education
  • Tiger Woods – Learn something from ever single round you play, every one.
  • Pitbull – There is no losing, only learning. Failure is the mother of all success.

CLOSING THOUGHTS

You’re never too old to learn, never. Part of whole body wellness means having a fit mind. Keeping your mind sharp means continually challenging it through reading, learning, creativity, hobbies, music, and art, to name but a few.

In this digital age of social media, people often get lost in reading about other people’s stories and adventures, instead of living their own. However, we live in the information age. Now, more than at any other time in human history, knowledge and learning are literally at your fingertips. What are you waiting for?

Until next time…namaste my friends.

Tamara

One Comment on “The Wellness Mindset ~ Intellectual Wellness: The first rule of success – Keep on learning

  1. Pingback: Purple Almond Wellness: Your M.A.P. to brain health, wellness and quality of life. The Wellness Mindset: A Guide to the 6 Dimensions of Holistic Wellness

I'd love to know what you think!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: