Quotes to fill the negative spaces
While reading Mike Rohde’s The Sketchnote Handbook, it reminded me of the importance of filling in the empty spaces in my notebooks with quotes.
This is a great practice on a number of levels.
First, it encourages you to consider the thoughts of great thinkers and how you might apply those thoughts to your own experience and how you might grow and leverage from those quotes.
Secondly, for the visual artist or graphic designer, it is a great chance to practice your typography skills and make up new lettering styles.
Thirdly, it can provide you a sense of well being and calmness, which can be a great way to reset your mind if you are having a particularly turbulent day. It can assist to refocus you on what you are trying to achieve and where you want to be.
What is something that you do to help reset your mindset?
What is a quote you have read or heard in the last month that piqued your interest?
When you write a quote, as compared to reading it, is there a difference in the way that the message is delivered to your thoughts?