PTPL 015: Don’t Let ‘Productivity’ Steal the Dream That Matters Most
Also, some digital vs. paper talk, a Johnny Decimal helper app, and a time saving Obsidian plugin
Welcome to the 15th in a series of posts documenting my plain text, paper-less, Obsidian-flavoured journey. Each post is a 5-minute or less summary of what I’ve read, learned, and implemented since the last edition.
Today I’ll be talking about —
Remembering why we want to be productive
Evidence that while digital is king for note-taking, pen and paper aren’t dead yet
An online app to help you create your Johnny Decimal system
The case for ditching folders and tags
Find and replace plugins in Obsidian
Why be productive? So you can spend time where it’s most important
Sometimes the best productivity inspiration comes from remembering why we want to be productive in the first place. Devin is a talented new Medium writer whose piece on family life kicked me right in the feels. Ain’t no point being crazy productive, folks, if what we value most is allowed to slip through the cracks.
Reminds me of a story I published in June on figuring out your Why.
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