A collection of 35 posts
Craft Docs Review: Should you switch from Notion?
Craft Docs is a multi-platform app for creating visually appealing documents. Craft can be used for note-taking, managing your priorities and to-dos, creating a knowledge base or company wiki, and a lot more. This is an honest review of Craft after an extensive trial period.
Flow State: Definition, Research, and Tips to Achieve Flow
The flow state is experienced when you are so focused on the task in front of you that the rest of the world ceases to exist. As the German philosopher, Nietzsche put it, flow is "the rediscovery of the seriousness of our childhood as we play".
The Complete Beginner's Guide to Notion
Notion is a hard-to-categorize, all-in-one platform that can be used to create databases, knowledge repositories, to-do lists, productivity systems, and countless other problem-solving interfaces. Notion was a big discovery for me in 2020, it has replaced a lot of the note-taking and project management apps I used to use and
The Zettelkasten Method: Note-taking the Smart Way
For a long time, I considered note-taking a necessary evil. For me, notes were a sketchy record of lessons, a source of study, and a means to a single end: a grade. These notes ended up in the bin at the end of the semester. I read about subjects that
Hidden Benefits of Being an Introvert
As early as the first half of the 1900s, Carl Jung described his thoughts on defining personality types, which included the concepts of extraversion and introversion. I'm introverted. For a long time, I saw this as a negative trait, but I had to realize I was wrong. One is not
Improving Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Guide and Tips
Emotional intelligence is a wrongly explained, misunderstood concept which is sold as a cure for almost every problem. In reality, EQ is the ability to recognize and act on the signals and feelings of ourselves and others. It is often essential to our success that we have a positive effect
How to Improve Memory: Guide and Exercises
The Library of Congress in Washington has the largest book collection in the world with its 164 million volumes. It is estimated that reading the books currently available would take 6,000 years if we read one book a day. Is it impossible to read so many books, and what
The Eisenhower Matrix - Simple Tool for Prioritization
Monday mornings [https://www.norberthires.blog/morning-routines-ideas/] are the most chaotic period of the week. There are tasks left from the previous week, new commitments accumulated over the weekend, and an early morning email waiting for you. You know everything doesn't fit into your day. You make a to-do list,
Cornell Note Taking Method - Introduction and Template
Good notes can make our learning more effective. Lesser-known note-taking techniques and learning methods are also useful when preparing for university exams, or just mastering the curriculum of an online course. Why are we talking about taking notes when others previously jotted down a piece of paper works perfectly. If