Posted on Oct 30, 2007 | Comments 0
Education is to be considered, whenever one thinks about improving finances, body image or a relationship. The two just seem to naturally go hand in hand.
It means that you are educating yourself about some aspect of the situation or learning about how to do something regarding your body by improving your state of affairs or your body often times.
Employers value education because it shows them that you are willing to put worth the effort to learn a subject and thus likely to also put worth the effort to learn a job related skill.
Better Decision Making
You can have better decision-making skills by acquiring knowledge through education. Making better decisions leads to improved situations and as a result increases your happiness.
Problem Solving Solutions
When some problem occurs, we search out self-help books or Websites on the subject so as to learn about the causes of problem.
With a hope to learn new ideas and new ways of solving the situation we seek these books and Websites.
You can come up with the solution for the situation or problem by educating ourselves about it. Let’s face it if we already knew all the answers the situation or problem would most likely not exist.
It just makes sense that to help us improve our situations we should seek answers and new insights.
Where to find the Learning Tools
You can find learning tools in books, magazines, videos, Websites, groups, classes, mentors, and even television shows. Who hasn’t turned to Dr. Phil or Oprah to know a relationship, or to learn about the latest new diet fad?
Moms forum is one of best places to learn how to improve yourself. The other moms on this forum love to chat about new exercise programs that they have found helpful in losing pregnancy weight [Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain] or what Website they use to find relationship answers.
We talk about articles we have read in magazine and swap book titles.
Surrounding ourselves with mentors is another source of self-improvement through education. Mentors are people who already know what we wish to know. You can improve your situation, relationship, or health by learning from them.
As an example; joining a group of local writers when the goal is to improve finances [Financial Goal Setting] through freelance writing can be beneficial.
As the group discusses the ins and outs of publishing, idea gathering or marketing; we will be able to soak in all the information and use it to improve our own efforts.
You can increase the odds of making better decisions about our health by increasing our knowledge about what affects our health. You can stay up to date on what foods are better for us to eat, or what diets can hurt us instead of helping us by reading health magazines.
The same is applicable in case of improving our relationships. The more we know about why our spouse does what he or she does, the better equipped we are to deal with the relationship.
Knowledge is power. Knowledge gives us the power to be better informed, and better equipped to deal with improving who we are and how we relate to our world.