Self-development isn’t just about gaining more knowledge. The beauty of self-development is that it has a knock-on effect in just about every area of your life – from gaining more insight into yourself and improving self-esteem and self-confidence, to setting you on the path to living the life you want to live.
Here are 9 free Alison courses that will enlighten, educate and inform you to a more awesome you 12 months down the road…
1. Achieving Personal Success
According to Tom Kelley, author of best-selling books on creativity, achieving personal success is all about implementing good, healthy mental habits. We all want success, so here’s how with this free online course, Achieving Personal Success.
2. Time Management
In this time-poor age, managing the time you have for maximum effectiveness is the smart way to go. It might all sound a bit methodical and lacking in fun, but scheduling in time for fun is part of the plan! Get started with this free Time Management course.
Knowing and understanding why we or others do what we do makes for a more interesting and engaged life. Get to grips with the ins and outs of human behaviour with Alison’s free Psychology course, Perceiving the World Around You.
Yoga is known to be one of the most effective exercises at working on both the body and mind to achieve that equilibrium we all yearn for. If you want a happier, more balanced life, start this wonderfully relaxing and enriching ancient exercise from your sitting room today, with this free course in Yoga Exercises.
5. Health Studies
It’s only when you’ve been sick that you realise just how much your health means to you. Without it, life shrinks in an instant. Learn not to take your health for granted with Alison’s Diploma in Health Studies, which delves into the effects of food and environment on our health, and offers suggestions on how to give your health a boost.
6. Business Communication Skills
Learning good communication skills is essential to leading a successful personal and professional life. Learn how to communicate effectively and smartly with colleagues and clients, and to have a positive impact with this Business Communication skills course.
7. Planning Your Career Path
Have you wanted to move on professionally for a long time, but had no idea where to start? Alison’s free online course, Planning Your Career Path will show you how to map out your dream career.
8. Study Skills
Multitasking is great for certain tasks that don’t require concentration and dedication to the subject. Successful studying on the other hand, is its very own unique skill. Learn how to study smarter with this free Study Skills course.
9. Great Artists and their Works
Indulge your creative side and learn all about great artists and their works. Not in any way practical, unless you’re an art student, but a great way to expand your knowledge base.
Possibly most importantly, choose a course that’s purely because you love the subject!