BRITS are finding a new lease of life after two years stuck with the pandemic – by taking up exotic new hobbies.
More than half of adults feel ready to step out of their comfort zone by discovering new things.
A survey of 2,000 adults shows that 68 percent are dying to try something new, with half also focusing on shorter-term achievable goals than life goals.
Top 20 ambitions include skydiving, driving on a racetrack and conquering a mountain range.
As they become fluent in a new language, overcome a fear, and finally learn an instrument they’ve always wanted to play, they’re also at the top of the list.
The study, commissioned by BMW, found that four out of ten people believe that ambition in life is the key to physical and mental performance.
More than a third, 37 percent, say they never stop learning if they always aim for something.
Around half of the nation, 52 percent, also refuse to let age hold them back – saying it has given them perspective and made them more determined.
But nearly half of Britons fear they’ve ended up “wasting” their weekends, according to OnePoll.com figures.
A BMW spokesman said: “Staying physically and mentally active is vital to our happiness and well-being.
“So it’s great to know that many people follow their ambitions and go in search of new experiences.
“We all know that feeling that the days and weeks seem to go by faster as we get older.
“Now is the time to get out there, seize the day, get in the car and try what you’ve always wanted to try.”
TOP TEN ambition for Brits
1. Master a foreign language
2. Write a book
3. Overcome a fear
4. Learn a musical instrument
6. Drive on a race track
7. Ride a horse
8. Start painting
9. Fly an airplane or a helicopter
10. Do a skydive
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