Writing by Hand

I am a sponge when it comes to learning, and I am rarely very far from a notebook or pad.  It doesn’t matter whether I’m reading a book or watching a webinar — I take notes. Why?  Well, it’s a lot like putting a big pot of tomatoes on the stove and boiling them down to a sweet, pungent sauce.  I take down the most useful information that is relevant to my life. I throw some spices — my own thoughts — into the mix. It’s the way I chew information and provide nourishment to my knowledge.

This morning, I read an article explaining how the simple act of writing by hand stimulates our brains better than just reading words on a page. Floss your brain, and enjoy:



Through my work as a writer, public speaker, and communication strategist, I help organizations express the impact of their missions through the voices of those they benefit. My stories inspire, engage, and connect, to advance branding, advocacy, and fundraising objectives. I also write for pure pleasure, to express what I learn from others, and to make a ruckus...

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Joanne Ritter
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