Want to improve your vocabulary? Start a wordboard

This will probably come as no surprise given how much I read, but I love words. I love reading any words that are beautifully strung together, whether it’s in the form of poetry or foreign languages or rap music. Hearing an articulate person speak is like music to me, and reading The New York Times or The New Yorker fills me with envy.

So six months ago, I decided to make a concentrated effort to improve my vocabulary, and the wordboard was born.

A wordboard is as simple as it sounds – I put words that I want to remember on a board.

And while some of my other self-improvement projects crash and burn *cough happiness jar cough*, the wordboard has stuck. And I have to say – over the last six months, my vocabulary has improved significantly. Here’s how to make your own if you’re so inclined.

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