Once a week I have a 'Planning' session. I skim through my To Dos, what I did this week and what I want to do the next week. This is purely for my personal hobbies and not for work. For example, on one week I might binge-watch a TV show that just came out, so the next week I try to spend more time reading. In this slot, I also skim through my long-term hobby goals, and see what medium / short term steps I'm taking towards reaching them.
Art is something I want to get better at so I try to do something there as well.
I like and highly recommend the following tools:
- MS To Do - this has an indispensable feature called 'Plan My Day' which is the first thing I do every morning. Makes it quite easy to surface things that you had scheduled for a particular day. Cross Platform, so it's really easy to add and review periodically.
- OneNote - After using text-based editors for years, I've taken a liking to tools that support images. OneNote does this well with a great interface, 3 levels of 'folder' hierarchy and great integration with my stylus.
- Vim / Typora - I'm torn between markdown as a store of data and OneNote. Typora seems to bridge both worlds with a really nice UI and seamless integration for images.
Note Taking - Analog
- Research on non-linear note taking
- Some analog To Do systems. For those who want to try something other than Bullet Journals.
- More paper propaganda
- Bullet journals for work
Note Taking - Other
- Using the filesystem for notes
- Zen and the art of File and Folder organization
- Some guy likes Roam
- Some thoughts on building a second brain