Why Learning a New Skill Is So Good for You

Allan I. Fleming

As it turns out, remaining a developed-up newbie provides all sorts of surprising gains. Just inquire journalist Tom Vanderbilt, who put in a yr making an attempt to select up a wide range of hard techniques, from browsing to singing to drawing. Ultimately, he didn’t develop into awesome at any of these items, but his humble quest taught him something significantly far more worthwhile: that inspite of your age or how occupied you consider you are, introducing by yourself to a new talent is 1 of the most daily life-improving items you can do. Vanderbilt chronicled his initiatives and tricky-gained wisdom in his most current guide,  Newbies: The Joy and Transformative Electricity of Lifelong Understanding. For this episode, Outside’s editor, Christopher Keyes, gets Vanderbilt to make clear what truly takes place to us when we dare to be a novice yet again. 

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