And yet, the simple practice of writing longhand has done wonders for me and my work. It has given me an uncluttered way to connect with my thoughts on an emotional level. It’s also allowed me to study my own thought process — I can see how my ideas and thoughts formed, …
Thanks for writing this.
I have been debating going back to the old ways.
When handheld calculators came out I thought one would be great for inventory. After the first pass, it ended up in a drawer.
My first task would be to learn how to write legibly. I cannot write read my read even 5 minutes later.
I found some leather-bound journals that are awesome. They don’t have paper but use cotton ragg pages instead.
Then I bought an expensive pen — well expensive to me. A Yutan for $15.00. Nice weight and flow.
Now I just have to break the terrible habit of typing into a keyboard and watch the letters fly by. Or get crossed out and start over.