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life lesson game picSometimes learning a new skill can seem like a daunting task.  I remember when I was in school, the things I learnt quickly, were the things which were presented in a fun manner. To this day I am amazed at the song lyrics I remember from more than twenty-five years ago which were performed at a school function.  Yet I am at a loss to remember certain math equations.  When new information is acquired in a fun manner, the results last longer.

I never played much card or board games when growing up and now realize just how beneficial they could have been.  Certain games like chess, domino and poker help you develop critical thinking.  Others help you increase you vocabulary,  learn more about a particular topic such as real estate,  investing or being an entrepreneur.

Games are a great learning tool because they inform while they entertain.  They allow individuals with like minds to come together and have fun as they increase their skills.  Games that families can play together and which can be used by parents as a tool to aid their children and young adults acquire useful life skills are a plus.

Telling some one to think before they act, my not get through but teach them chess or some other game which requires thought before action and that skill will most likely translate to other areas of their life.   Some one who does not like math suddenly realizes how important it is when taught a game in which buying, selling and making a profit is important.  Let us not forget how playing word games help build vocabulary, and confidence.

Some of the best games I ever played, reprogrammed my thinking to look for the opportunities life constantly offered.  As with most things, doing them once had little effect but playing them often changed my thinking.  I began to realize I was developing new skills which were translating to other areas of my life.

Consider adding a game night to your life because learning can be fun!

Checkout the game-Life Lessons, which was developed to help individuals acquire a success mindset. It would make a great gift for anyone who wanted to re-train their mind to think like successful people do and attract more abundance into their life.  Click here

Comments on: "Acquiring Success Skills Can Be Fun!" (8)

  1. I feel this way about learning to golf. It enhanced all areas of my life.

  2. Not so great at doing math in my head, after playing a real estate game for a very short time I was totally surprised how quickly I was able to look at a card and “know” the deal numbers. Feeling the brain rewire is a good thing.

    • Lorraine,
      Thanks for reading my post & leaving a comment. I had a similar experience after playing Robert Kiyosaki”s “Cash Flow” game. I was amazed how I started looking for opportunities in situations instead of whining about them. I also learnt there was more than one way to reach a financial goal-and all goals in general.

  3. My children are adults so I haven’t played a game in a long time. After reading this, maybe I need to do that. I can always use more fun and learning in my life.

    • Donna,
      Thanks for taking the time to read the post & leave a comment. The game that changed my thinking the most regarding finances was Robert Kiyosaki’s “Cashflow”

  4. One of the reasons games can be so powerful is becuase you fully engage with the thing being learned.

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