It’s finally that time of year again, with our summer holidays coming to a close and the beginning of school season upon us. Many of us are beginning to feel the Autumn weather coming, reminding us to get back into our routines and bringing in new motivation to focus on ourselves, allowing us to reflect upon the experiences of this summer.
Whether we have children in our lives or not, this time of year can bring a spark of inspiration for setting new educational goals. Each and every one of us can use this month as an opportunity to focus on our personal growth and development. We are all constantly learning, whether we actively recognise it or not, so when we set ourselves goals in our education, we can more readily fulfill our potential.
How can we all ‘go back to school’ this season?
Getting inspired! Being creative, expanding what we think of as “learning,” and
Choosing an area to focus on. Listening to what we are truly passionate about and desire to know a bit more about is the perfect place to start. Where do we wish we were the experts? Or even novices! Do we want to dive deeper into an area we are familiar with or do we want to jump into something completely foreign? Now is the time to leap, to choose where we want to focus our attention.
Making a plan. Bringing our lofty ideas into action can be tough. Setting a schedule for ourselves can prove helpful, even if it is only a month-by-month rough guide, drawing an outline for where we would like to see ourselves helps to hold us accountable.
Surrounding ourselves with motivation. Whether we are learning alone or with others, making sure we are surrounded by supportive environments can be essential in our learning success. Finding a space to get focused can really
Sharing with others. We not only embed our newfound knowledge even deeper when we teach and share with others, but we also learn more about ourselves in the process of sharing. This is how we grow and help others to grow as well. Sharing is a vital part of our learning, together.
As long as we are capable, we can always strive to grow, to better ourselves, and to share the lessons we learn with those around us. There is no better time than this time of year! Share your autumnal education goals, hopes, and experiences in the comments below!
We can’t wait to hear your ideas.