🌲Building a habit of checking in with the bigger picture
On the importance of knowing when to sit down and dive deep into your notes... so you don't get overwhelmed always keeping them neat.
🌲 My favorite productivity app that isn't a productivity app
Old, simple tools are often still useful, especially when paired with a practice of frequent check-ins with your goals and mental state.
🌲Using Obsidian for Teaching?
For the most part, my teaching notes are very simple and low-tech. But Obsidian was helpful when I was allowed to use it.
👩🏫 Cartography for Worldbuilders
Map generation & usage
🌲The Konik Method for Making Useful Notes
How to make notes for reference, not self-improvement: A practical guide to messy notes meant to be used, not admired.
🌲 Using RSS to curate opportunities
I divide my RSS feed according to how I can interact with the articles, how far along I am with processing the information, and how I think I can use them later.
🌲 Don't Minimize Difficulty
Easy in the eye of the beholder. But also, sometimes things really are easier than we think, if we just give them a chance.
🌲 Pretty vs. Practical: Shortcuts for Finding the Middle Ground
Aligning with our preferred designs is critical for functioning, but it's okay to take shortcuts when customizing.
🌲When Themed Logs are More Useful than Daily Notes
I group information by purpose, not chronology. This method allows for more focus, easier retrieval, and less context switching.
🌲 On notes bound by time and location
Be specific. Be aware of your biases. Break down information into its component parts for easier remixing. Above all; keep track of your sources.