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: