Journaling can a daunting task but there is a simple way to make it easier.
Outlines help you write any text
Daily Planning and The YOU Section
Few weeks back The One you feed podcat had very good eposode on importance of taking small steps and how being consistent is not about being perfect.
Definately worth listening to.
Total efficiency constrains us. We become super invested in maintaining the status quo because that is where we excel. Innovation is a threat. Change is terrifying. Being perfect at something is dangerous if it’s the only thing you can do.
Who said multitasking is wrong.
Tim Harford shares great examples of creators, scientists and artists who used working on multiple projects to achieve things we know them for.
Just imagine spending 44yrs to write a book. Darwin did it.
Interview with John Gruber on history of markdown, writing and podcasting.
Origins of markdown start at around min 11:00.
Derek Sievers shares his approach to journaling and recording your thinking
For me regular journaling works better on paper but topic journals are great way to capture thoughts and ideas on topics that may be more random and scattered.
I definitely agree with recording thoughts in .txt to ensure long term accessibility.
One thing I’d add is light formatting using markdown syntax.
The system is simple indeed but it forces you to make hard choices.
On Reading with a pencil by Austin Kleon.