By: MJ Gonzales | Executive Chronicles
Perhaps only few have the gift to become someone like J.K Rowling, Jane Austen, and Mark Twain. However, if you can’t be a best-seller writer at least you can be prolific in writing your dreams and goals to achieve your desired life story. In some cases, freestyle handwriting can serve as therapy, a way to console your emotions or an activity to grasp thoughts.
These days focus is hard to maintain because of various distractions and detours. To set your mind in your goals, writing what you need to do is recommendable. According to Tim Ferriss, author and founder of 4-hour Workweek principle, writing your priorities in the morning helps you to maximize your time and effort in the entire day. Furthermore, it also leads you to become productive and positive.
On the other hand, writing your thought especially using pen and paper are still deeming effective. It’s because when you write and read your notes, you don’t need a gadget that can also distract you. Furthermore, the study of US researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel Oppenheimer at Princeton and the University of California (Los Angeles) revealed that writing using hand can help people to study and analyse. It’s not only your hand that’s moving, but also your eyes and minds. In
, it is said that the penmanship of a person is a reflection of his/ her behavior and personality. You can even tell if the person is lying, introvert or strong-willed person through his or her handwriting.
Going back to writing your goals and its significant for productivity, female network.com shared that it’s ideal if you also specific when and how much time you need for each task. In that way, it becomes more challenging and deadline-driven. One of the techniques that most businessmen use like Ferris is the 5-minute journal idea. According to the website about it, writing in this journal will ignite you to plan your day for five minutes and at the same time, let you think positively. This is because part of this journal is listing inspiring quotes, affirmation, achievement, things you are thankful for, your reflection and others.