It's faster, easier on the hand and has a unique personal style.
The more we learn the better.
I find it can be relaxing if you write as slowly and as smoothly as you can. It's just the opposite of sending a text message with your two thumbs jerking back and forth as if having a seizure. Abbreviating and using numbers for words ( "2" for two or too or to) is not as precise. It substitutes speed for spelling and grammar.
Here's the blog link:
Is Cursive Obsolete? | Seconds