Tag: distraction

Getting Started with Obsidian Course

Getting Started with Obsidian

If you want to learn your way around Obsidian so that you can build a great note system then this course is for you. I’ll cover basic folder structure, when to use tags or links, and the plugins I think everyone needs to make their Obsidian experience excellent. Plus much more. If you want all my coursesbecome a member.

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  • Long-Form Content Only?

    From Mark Manson: Long form content should be your bread and butter for news content and the majority of your entertainment content. Long-form content means any medium—Books, Podcasts, long-form articles, documentaries—the key is that shit takes a long time. I’ve been thinking more about this lately. Make my main consumption books and the papers, web […]

  • Cutting kid device time

    In this great article on letting kids be bored here is one highlight. When not being uberparented, kids today are left to their own devices — their own digital devices, that is. Parents preparing for a long car ride or airplane trip are like Army officers plotting a complicated land maneuver. Which movies to load […]

  • Phones suck the life out of a room

    David James Swanson for raptitude: The no-phones policy illuminated something about smartphone use that’s hard to see when it’s so ubiquitous: our phones drain the life out of a room. They give everyone a push-button way to completely disengage their mind from their surroundings, while their body remains in the room, only minimally aware of […]

  • On Being Distracted

    Last weekend while playing with my daughter I found myself constantly taking out my phone to check on things. Things like Facebook (and I don’t even really like Facebook), Twitter and Path. I was rarely just enjoying the moments with my kid. I thought I was better than that. In steps this short video on […]

  • Staying in the Zone by Killing Distraction

    The zone is that place where things flow. Birds fly music plays. It’s cheesy, cliche and sometimes hard to come by. Really the zone is where we need to be regularly to get things done. For many of us the zone only sometimes shows its head. We struggle to find it. Love it when it […]