Cast off the bowlines

Setting New Year's educational goals

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” 

Mark Twain

 

Don't you just love the beginning of a New Year? A clean slate, a book of 365 days, waiting to be written. Goals, resolutions, vision boards and affirmations - all are methods to move you purposefully down your path in life. 

 

It's the perfect time to set some new educational goals. What are you going to learn this year? Have you stepped away from completing a degree? Make this year the year you get back on that path. You don't have to do it all at once - take one class. You don't even have to travel - take an online class. 

 

Or maybe you are feeling stuck or even bored - take a class in something entirely different. You might find a new passion or spark some new ways of looking at old problems. 

 

Need some inspiration? Start here!

 

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Henry Ford once said: "Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 80 or 20. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." 

 

What are you doing this year to keep your mind young?!