I’ve chosen to fill the past few weeks with learning experiences – webinars, online courses, books, articles, podcasts, discussions. This cuppa, with its dots and connected pattern, makes me think of these experiences.
It’s a luxury, this opportunity to be purposefully curious, this available time to indulge my curiosity.
So often, my desire to learn conflicts with being busy, or tired, or distracted. “Learning” equates to figuring stuff out as quickly and as easily as possible in order to get something done.
But right now, I have time to go beyond the key takeaways and consider the broader implications. I can reflect and evaluate, ask what if? and why not?. I can choose to learn new things just because I want to, just because I am interested.
Here’s to the privilege of being able to learn and the gifts that come from the learning journey.