Piano is an instrument I used to play, but unfortunately stopped practicing after time passed. Learning how to play the piano made me feel more engaged with the world. Like I said before music is a large part of our life, and to know how to create it is, in a sense, life changing.
I have been practicing tennis for 2 years now and I think that it hasn't just helped me with athleticism. With the loss of matches the first year I started I learned how losing can really improve your game. By believing you will win all of the time provides false confidence that will only fall after the experience of loss. It has also taught me the importance of practice, and how with enough effort anything can be accomplished.
School is what most of us perceive to be a torture chamber and yet, despite its faults, it is what makes us who we are. Although our parents gave us our aesthetic, our personality has been shaped in school. It obviously plays quite a big role towards who not only I am, but to who we are.
I must be speaking for everyone when I say this but music is a relatively large part of my life. Bad moods can be easily fixed by listening to a favorite song. Also, we connect to music through lyrics by bringing out so much emotion. It is a part of me primarily because we all live in a chaotic world and music helps to alleviate some of that chaos.
Hindi is a language that I can understand, but I cannot speak it very well. This has helped me in situations when I am meeting people from a North Indian ethnic background. For me as a person I find that it makes me more diverse.
Indian food is obviously a big part of my life. I went to India with my family when I was younger and now I have a new perspective on Indian food. While American restaurants try their best to replicate the streets of India through aroma, taste, and culture. They will never come close to the authenticity of India itself. Indian food has made me realize that cooking is so much more than we make of it.