I’m Dr. Hassan, a Board-Certified Physiatrist and Independent Practice Owner. I help physiatrists start and grow their own profitable practices so they can achieve financial independence and live without limits.
When building a profitable practice, you’ll be surprised by how learning new things helps your brain. Learning something new isn’t easy, and facing challenges regularly can really take a lot of your energy. However, learning new things is good because it benefits your brain.
Keep reading to learn more about how learning new things helps your brain:
1. Learning programs our brains. First and foremost, according to Psychology Today, “Learning is actually the way that your brain gets its programming. Think of it this way, when your computer needs an update, you download new software. This download is the same as learning something new. When you learn new things, your brain updates itself, clears out bugs and becomes better than before. So why wouldn’t you want a brain running on the latest program?
2. Keeps dementia away. Another major thing that learning accomplishes is, it keeps your brain running in tiptop shape. When your brain is in the best shape, this means–according to Healthline–that you’re less likely to suffer from conditions like Alzheimer’s and dementia. Like any muscle in your body, the brain needs to be worked out regularly, and if it hasn’t worked out, it will begin to atrophy. Commit to learning new things every day to avoid atrophy.
3. You’ll be able to adjust to change better. Change is a hard part of life but it is something that everyone must learn to deal with at some point or another. The more you learn new things, the easier it will be to accept change. Learning helps you become more knowledgeable of unfamiliar subjects and get used to stepping outside of your comfort zone. If you’re one of those people who struggle with change, you should probably start by learning something new.
4. You’ll learn faster. The coolest thing about our brains is that the more frequently you learn new things, the faster your brain begins to learn. This means that learning new things in your free time can help other aspects of your life. So you take a pottery class on the weekends. Chances are, it will become easier to learn new things you need to do on your job. Who doesn’t want to learn faster than they did before?
Overall, learning new things can be a challenge but it is a necessary part of life. Learning new things helps program your brain and keeps dementia away as you age. It makes it easier for you to accept change and you’ll begin to learn even faster, which will benefit all aspects of your life. So, embrace new things and start making it your goal to learn something new every day.
I am Dr. Hassan, a Board-Certified Physiatrist and Independent Practice Owner. I help physiatrists start and grow their own independent practice so that they can achieve financial independence and live without limits. Please go to businessofrehab.com\contractnegotiations to pick up the free guide to help you negotiate the contract of your dreams.
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