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Why It’s Important For Teens To Develop Their Talents

The importance of talents can never be underestimated.  The good thing about it is that everybody has [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][at least] one thing they are naturally good. This makes them wonderfully made! Indeed, nobody is good at nothing just as not everyone is good at all things. Therefore, while Tunde is naturally good at playing Football, Durotimi is good at Creative Writing. Tunde will become a world class footballer while Durotimi becomes either a famed novelist or Filmmaker. But then it’s not just enough to have talent [guys] because it’s one thing to be talented and another thing to develop one’s talent. Now, it is important for teenagers to develop their talent because as we can see today, many people are gainfully [self] employed and living large just because they developed their talents are today making good use of it. That said, herein discussed are tips to help you hone your talents and use then to your advantage. Enjoy please!


  • Provide yourselves with opportunities to pursue your interests and discover your unique abilities. Several extra-curricular activities usually help in this regard just as does needful exposures such as field trips and other structured youth activities such as camping. Also, read up on ways to improve on your talents; several helpful materials abound. Emulate other youths who have successfully harnessed their raw talents to [their] advantage.
  • Congratulate your efforts and only stay in the midst of those who appreciate your talents and only come up with constructive criticisms to help you continually improve. And whether you get it right the first time or ever, never you give up in believing in your capabilities.
  • Do not compare yourself with others whose gifts are different or even similar to yours. Celebrate the uniqueness of your talents and never fail to appreciate your effort at improving yourself.
  • Find ways to put your talents to use by actually utilizing them. Volunteering your talent to worthwhile ventures is a good way to get recognized for your talents and appreciated. This helps you develop self-worth as far as your talents are concerned, also inspiring you to do more.


Developing your talents and using it will give you a good sense of self-esteem which is needful for a balanced psyche/mental health. Most times, due to the many challenges young people face on a daily basis, they are susceptible to the sad feeling of worthlessness which (if care is not taken) can transcend into adulthood. Therefore, your developed talents allow you feel important while making you happy and fulfilled. Therefore, develop your talents today and ensure to use them to your advantage.



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