“The best thing for being sad is to learn something. That is the only thing that never fails, the only thing the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust and never dream of regretting.” –Merlin to Author in The Once and Future King by T.H. White
Learning something new renews the spirit. In a project entitled “Catching Confidence,” the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education found that aspirations, dreams and confidence were renewed as a direct result of learning.