Fold a sheet of paper in half 3 times so that it is divided into 8 rectangles or boxes. Write these headings in the boxes: Touch - Taste - Smell - See - Hear - Ideas - Others - Questions These are tools that we use to perceive and understand the world. For each of the senses, record some of your perceptions using those senses. Under "Ideas" write some thoughts that … [Read more...] about Tools For Understanding
Draw a vertical line to divide the page in two halves, left and right. Write the letters of the alphabet down the left side of the page. For each letter, write down a thing that you "should" do that begins with that letter. Read over the list. Use it as a springboard for ideas to write about on the other side of the page. In the right-hand column, write about things that … [Read more...] about Why Should You?
We spend a significant percentage of nearly every day asleep. Write about what sleeping is like for you. Many of us have habits and rituals that surround sleeping. How do you prepare for sleep? How do you emerge into wakefulness? What are you aware of while sleeping? Have others told you about things you do while asleep that you are not aware of? How do you manage … [Read more...] about Sleep Habits
Take note of something in your present world. It can be a physical object in front of you, or an idea that's on your mind. Write a line or two about it. Skip three spaces, take note of something new, and write a line or two about it. Continue that way, skipping three spaces between each item until you reach the bottom of the page. Return to the top. After each thought … [Read more...] about Present and Past
Use the sentence opener, "I have learned..." Complete the sentence by describing something that you have learned in your life. Write a line or two and move on to something else, beginning again with, "I have learned." Compare yourself to a newborn. Remember that everything that you know and everything that you can do, you have learned at some point in your life. Everything … [Read more...] about Live and Learn