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Scott H. Young: How to get More Out Of Life

Via: scotthyoung.com

Scott Young has a goal of learning everything. It is a life long commitment:

Life long learning:

I can’t force you to switch learning styles. You need to find the motivation yourself. For me, the motivation to become a lifelong learner was great enough to build the habits to support it. If you are interested, here are a few habits to take that interest and make a commitment:

  • Always have a book. It doesn’t matter whether it takes you a week or a year to finish, just always have one ready.
  • Wikipedia lunches. I’ve recently taken up the habit of reading randomWikipedia articles as I eat my lunch. It’s a great way to get 15 minutes of learning in without taking any time out of my schedule.
  • OpenCourseWare. I’ve taken a self-study course from MIT. Look for ones that have all the content online, so you can get started immediately.
  • Buy a Library Card. When you read dozens of books a year, the charges can expand. Go the library to save yourself the money.
  • Take obscure classes. Yeah, I know, you need to study for your finals and midterms. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take an evening dance, language or martial arts class.
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ebook: Holistic Learning by Scott H. Young