On hitting Publish

On hitting Publish

I’ve been sitting here for a while, churning over two posts that I want to publish. They’re really long, nearly ready, and also not nearly ready enough. More appropriately, maybe I’m not ready for them. When I started writing for this site, I said I wanted to write things that I put thought into. Sometimes,…

Second Brain: The value of an uncluttered mind
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Second Brain: The value of an uncluttered mind

Several years ago, I read Getting Things Done by David Allen. I spent the next few years trying to implement GTD, as it is commonly called, but never could quite make it fit my workflow. I found it to be too rigid, too paper-focused, and too hard to stick with. However, it planted a seed in my mind, especially around the capture step. If I was ever going to get my life under control, I needed a system that helped me get things out of my brain.

Testing 1, 2, 3…

Over the course of the last year, I’ve gotten restless. I have stopped a lot of habits and have gained new ones. I’ve been eating better, reading more, and watching too many YouTube videos. With all that change, I also find myself needing an outlet for all this thinking I’ve been doing.