I’ve decided to embark on a month long journey to get back into creating regularly, whether I’m writing, making ASMR videos, or practicing a new creative skill I’ve always wanted to learn. A few things I’m particularly interested in trying are needle felting, calligraphy, and painting. I’ve also been neglecting skills that I took great pains to cultivate and purchase materials for: e.g. 매듭 [“maedeup” — a traditional Korean art form involving knotting and braiding], playing the piano, and a plethora of DIY projects.
I filched the idea from YouTubers who participated in VEDA [Vlog Every Day in April]. I know that VEDIM [Vlog Every Day in May] is also a thing — but I don’t vlog. Not habitually, anyway. I thought about calling my project CEDIM [Create Every Day in May] but another thing I’d like to do is focus on studying Korean every day. People say, “If you don’t use it, you lose it,” and I don’t want to lose the little Korean I learned so far.
So…KEDIM? Kreate and Korean Every Day in May? I kind of like it. Unfortunately, when May started I was knee-deep in an overnight shift at work, which doesn’t leave me a ton of time or muse to create much of anything. I’ll let myself off easy and say that writing this pledge is at least writing something — and if there’re several cop-outs like this throughout the month, I’ll try to let myself slide. I’ll have to make up the Korean component when I get home from work. Maybe I’ll just try to translate this post and post what I get on Italki.