5 Things You Can Learn In 10 Minutes That Will Change Your Life

In an ideal world, when it comes to learning new things, we would try our best to know everything. However, there are only so many hours in the day, which means we can’t know it all.

Luckily, there are a number of quick skills we can learn that can have a positive impact on your life. Even though they’re powerful, they don’t take up too much of our time.

If you want to enhance your life, try learning these five things that only take about 10 minutes.

1. Meditation

Even meditating for just 10 minutes a day can have a profound impact. Studies show it lowers stress, alleviates pain, reduces your chances of anxiety and depression and can even help you sleep better.

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2. Ways To Improve Your Memory

Good recollection is beneficial in all areas of life, including at work and in relationships. Strengthen your memory by playing memory games, creating mnemonic devices and more.

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3. How To Read Faster

Reading is a skill you don’t leave behind in grade school. There are a number of techniques you can use to train your brain to read faster, and doing them daily can improve your reading speed.

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4. Learn Computer Shortcuts

If you’re doing everything the long way on your computer, you’re surely wasting time. Make yourself familiar with computer and email shortcuts to make your life a little bit easier and save some time.

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5. Learn A New Language

Teach yourself a few new words every day. Even if it’s just the basics, you can learn how to properly greet someone, ask some questions, and navigate your way around in a few foreign languages. There are plenty of free online resources to learn basic words.

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About the Author
Carina Wolff
Carina is a health and wellness journalist based in Los Angeles. When she’s not writing, doing yoga, or exploring mountains and beaches, she spends her time cooking and creating recipes for her healthy food blog, Kale Me Maybe. Carina is also an ongoing writer for Bustle, Reader's Digest, FabFitFun, and more.

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