Meet, Have Fun, Learn and Network

Playing is the highest form of research :- Albert Einstein

Playing or engaging in a playful activity as an adult is one of the biggest favors you can ever do to yourself. It does not matter who you think you are, what you do for a living or how important you job makes you feel. If you do not engage in a hobby or a play/fun activity once in a while, you could be doing yourself the biggest injustice of your entire lifetime.

Did you know that “We don’t stop playing because we grow old, but we grow old because we quit playing”? – Oliver Holmes.

Its widely accepted that when we are young, we learn a lot of fun activities from our neighbors, our teachers and even our parents. As a matter of fact, when you are young, you even forget or neglect other important things like having lunch or breakfast to have a chance at playing or pursuing a fun activity. Sometimes kids just shoot out of their beds, and go outside to find their neighbors to play. Sometimes during lunch it is not uncommon to see parent looking for their children for lunch or even dinner when they keep playing and forget other important activities like filling their bellies first.

Sometimes they may even be in a hurdle with other kids from the entire neighborhood or playing a chasing game or a competitive and soon as they are fed, they always find a way of getting back to it. 

These memories makes me want to ask the reader, when was the last time that you played and laughed like a child? If you can remember this time, trust me you are one of the lucky ones.

We all know that you learn better through play, or when you are learning an activity that no one pressured you into, but you just found yourself doing it coz you wanted to do it, or you just want to have fun and escape your daily routine for a while.

Why Learning Through Play is Effective and Entertaining

As earlier mention we know for a fact that children learn a lot from play, and this widely accepted in the world, but for some reason, the society has adopted a view or a culture that teenagers and adult learning has to be super serious. Can you count the number of times you have found fcaught yourself dozing off in a corporate training? maybe becasue of the endless slides or the too much time the speaker was taking and his goal was to train you? What abiut all thise times you struggled to stay awake in class in the 5th or sixth hour because of the instructor’s monotonous tone or simply because the teacher made it neigh impossible to resonate or engage with the tone? It is about time we all acknowledged that the best way to learn and perfect any activity is through a fun approach that engages all the involved parties, and the best way is through play becasue its alos fun and effective.

Reason why it would be fun and effective to learn using the HobbyTwin app

You learn better when you’re having fun.

According to Cross (2011), when you voluntarily pursue an activity that is fun to you, and in the company of individuals who find it just as fun, you boost your positive emotions, that proceed to activate your brain’s learning centres. At that point all of your focus is directed towards having fun and learning as you socialize with the people around interested in the same activity.

It also means that through play or pursuing a fun activity you tap into more brain power; hence, alert, and notice and absorb new things that you could probably missed if you were not interested in the activity you were pursuing. It also means that you become way more creative and innovative while pursuing the things you love. According to Chris (2011), it also trains your brain to be more innovative; hence you engage more with other tasks that you may decide to pursue after play and come up with new ideas to approach even the real life problems you face on a daily basis. 

The more fun you have pursuing a fun activity, the more you train your brain to tap into more brain power to solve the problems you could he having in the kitchen, at work, at school or in any other aspect of your life.

The HobbyTwin app also helps you develop social skills when learning through play; hence can also be perceived as The First Free Self-Education app of its kind

Whether you are playing one-on-one with the neighbor who lives across the hall, maybe the game of chess or any other board game, or whether you are playing against as a team, you will develop  sound social skills. This is because the app finds you a neighbor who is into the same things you are into, and most likely your neighbor, a person you could have taken months or maybe even years before the two of you became naturally acquainted to learn a fun activity like playing the Piano or the Guitar together. 

Whatever activity the HobbyTwin app matches you to do together whether painting, or skating, you learn how to communicate with people on a social level, who you might not have talked to because you would never have thought you had anything in common. You could also learn to motivate yourself through pep talk and be more kinder to yourself, especially if you are playing a dice game, because you get to watch other do it too by either blowing into the dice or talking to the dices. watching how others play a game or approach an activity that you are also passionate about is also a great learning experience and opportunity in itself.

The HobbyTwin app will also help you learn more effectively through some healthy competition.

The reason you will find the competition healthy is because you will be using the HobbyTwin app to only find users or to get matched with hobby buddies who are passionate about the same things you like as well. Sometimes we may not like taking part in competitions that are not part of our own liking. However, with the HobbyTwin app, it will never match you with users who could force you to purse hobby activities you do not care about. The app allows the other users to only invite you to explore the activities that you have listed out as preferences. Unless you are into hobbies that demand the “conquer and crush” approach, the HobbyTwin app leans more on the side of childlike innocence hobbies. Thats is why it is all about the games you are passionate about or missed out on as a child, and would like to purse them at as a teenager or as an adult maybe because now you have the time or within an environment that has the facilities you didn’t have access to as a child. Approaching a new hobby with a childlike innocence boosts you happiness levels as well as performance in learning a new activity and that is what HobbyTwin is all about, becoming the best of yourself through what you love by finding you a neighbor who is into that exact same thing and would die for it just like you would.

The HobbyTwin App will also encourage you  to look at things from a new angle boosting your creativity in everything you do. When you are not being pushed by anyone other than the inner curious and passionate self, you are completely in a new level of thinking, a new happier zone that broadens your mind as you are concentrated on learning a hobby activity that makes you happier.

Finding a playmate through hobbytwin for free and it will throw you out of your comfort zone and help you push boundaries with a hobby partner who is just as passionate making the entire experience more spontaneous and effective trickling right over to your career, family, place of work and even into your friendships and how you relate with your neighbors. 

Use the HobbyTwin app to find a playmate and boost your concentration, creativity and learning skills for

Fun activities like hobbies have a lot to teach to the world, and getting people together for a fun activity they could do with another.

Other than the HobbyTwin allowing you to meet new real people around to do a fun activity and network, HobbyTwin will also help you think of ways to communicate effectively, stimulate and develop curiosity, learn to engage your neighbors in a playful but also pleasurable and educational way encouraging natural learning. 

The HobbyTwin app will also engage and motivate people of all age groups bridging the digital generation divide encouraging them to learn better, within a comfortable natural environment, their neighborhoods, and still outside of class.

One of the best thing about what people will learn is learning from their own mistakes.

HobbyTwin makes learning more fun and engages neighbors through innocent yet healthy competition and teamwork.

Reference

Cross, J. (2011). Informal learning: Rediscovering the natural pathways that inspire innovation and performance. John Wiley & Sons.

 

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