The interesting thing is, this approach itself has nothing to do with tidying. It could be applicable to something else. Its generalized form, “Imagine the ideal (______), and then move closer to it”, is universal and yet effective!
The recent shelter-in-place / stay-at-home order has dramatically changed our routines. I don’t need to commute to the office so I do not listen to podcasts. I don’t have morning coffee since I have no access to the micro-kitchen in the office. I walk less as I stay at home all day. I started doing […]
In the previous post 2019 Year-End Reflection, I wrote: I kept a daily journal. When people ask me why keeping a journal, my 2019 answer was to track TODO and activity log, then review at the end of the day. My 2020 answer is to make every day meaningful and counted. I will share the nuances […]
It is probably easier to explain what ineffective reading is first. If you are “seeing” the words without processing, no matter how many words you “see” per minute, it is ineffective. If you cannot recall or refer to the key concepts of an inspiring book you have read in the past, no matter how many […]
In this era, there are “productive people” who use “productivity systems” to manage day-to-day chores, TODOs, notes and so on. These productivity systems are usually note taking apps (Apple Notes, Evernote, Google Keep, OneNote), task manager apps (Todoist, Wunderlist, TickTick), paper notebooks or the combination of them. These “productive people” could be divided into two […]