This month ‘Strong’ is the WordPress monthly prompt and an opportunity for me to share how sketching makes ‘strong memories’. For those who are not WordPress publishers the monthly prompt challenge is to help writers with a creative topic, a ‘monthly word to inspire a new post whatever you publish’. So here is my May 2022 WordPress monthly WordPrompt post – Strong.
It does not take any special equipment or skills to make STRONG memories of your next hike, vacation or visit to your neighbor’s garden.
Creating a visual journal is a way to capture experiences and imprint a strong memory of place vs simply taking a photo. The act of sketching and visual notetaking helps to solidify the experience and builds more cognitive connections that are unique. A page doesn’t need to be a work of art. Grab a notepad or sketchbook and doodle an image or some words. It does not take any special equipment or skills to make STRONG memories of your next hike, vacation or visit to your neighbor’s garden.
Sketching helps me to build a strong sense of the bird and their song!
My sketch of Rome brings back strong memories of the warm sun, crowds and history.
This sketchbook page brings back strong memories of an enjoyable morning sketching at the park with friends last year … and reminds me to set another date for sketching soon!