Research shows that learning new skills can improve your mental wellbeing by boosting self-confidence and raising self-esteem, helping you to build a sense of purpose, helping you to connect with others.
- Spend time helping out in the kitchen at home learning to cook – choose a recipe each week and cook for your family.
- Learn a new language or sign language. Duolingo offers a free trail for learning any new language.
- Try new hobbies that challenge you, such as writing a blog, taking up a new sport or learning to paint, photography, learn to play an instrument, improve your drawing skills, master photoshop.
- Strengthen your knowledge on a school topic that interests you. Listen to podcasts or take a book out of the library.