See an idea?

How do you ‘see’ your ideas? Some people I know think in text. Some think in formulas. Some think by hearing – hence they talk to themselves, or sound others out a lot. Others think through action – the idea forms itself as they do something, be it doodle, fiddle with stuff, scratch their heads etc… Β I tend to think in pictures. Even when I do mental sums – I actually see the numbers appear in white text against a black background, in my head. When I need to ‘carry over’ numbers in summation, I literally see the digits being carried over, in my mind.

So the most natural way of explaining a facilitation idea that I had today at work, was to draw it. I drew what I was seeing in my head. I could ‘see’ the actual facilitation event too – how it would be set up, exactly what furniture and materials we would use and where they would be placed, where the facilitator would stand, how he/she would move, what the group’s energy would be etc.

Made it much easier to textually explain the thingum.

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About lilac butterfly

Live. Love. Learn. Laugh. Write. Draw. Colour. Blend. Play. Dream. Cry. Reflect. Pray. Sing. Worship. Bake. Cook. Rest. Give thanks.

2 comments

  1. πŸ™‚ when i was drawing it, I was reminded of a strip that you drew for your LSC last year. U rem that?

  2. ame

    it’s your gift πŸ™‚

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