Shu Omi

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A weekly newsletter helping you learn and create. Bite-sized information on tech, apps and personal knowledge management. Consumed in 3 minutes or less.

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11 Life-Changing Questions, Incremental Learning, and AI-Powered Research Tool

It's probably the simplest Gantt chart you've ever seen, but being able to plan out your steps and visualise them like this was a game-changer. I don't see myself using Notion as a day-to-day task management tool, but it's a truly fantastic app for planning b…

 
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🔖 The Barbell Method of Reading // Practicing receptiveness to argue better

Argue Better by Signalling Your Receptiveness with These Wordswhy being receptive matters and a guide to practice receptivenessOne of the most useful articles I've read this week. Disagreements happen all the time, but sometimes it will turn into conflict whi…

 
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The 2-Minute Rule to Stop Procrastinating and How Journaling Helps You Calm Down and Focus

This is The Most Important Thing You Can Do Each Morning by Ryan Holidayarticle on journalingIf I were to pick one habit that's absolutely essential for me, I'd pick journaling. I think it's hugely underrated how much it can calm your mind and help you focus.…

 
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🔖 Physical Zettelkasten for Writing | Newton's Laws of Getting Things Done

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Donearticle | productivityJames Clear sees Newton's three laws of motion as an analogy for increasing your productivity. For example, the first law states objects in motion tend to stay in motion and…

 
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🔖 The Best Reading App and Using Obsidian with Logseq

MatterappThis is a social reading app where you can follow your favourite writers and your friends, and share what you're reading with others. I've been using this app for a few months already, and it just keeps getting better and better! With Matter, you can…

 
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Incremental Note-Taking and Methods for Remembering What You Read

Infinity Maps: The Deep Dive Knowledge ToolTool for thoughtI've found this app on Product Hunt recently. It's "a visual & spatial workspace combined with the information depth of a wiki". I only tried it for a few minutes, but it seems like a combination …

 
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#31 Why Writing Makes You Smarter and Tips on Growing on Twitter

How Writing Makes You Smarter:A Thread on why writing is a superpowerI loved this Twitter thread about why you should write more.Writing is like weightlifting for your brain – writing about an idea requires a deep understanding of it.Writing doesn't just make…

 
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Attention Management > Time Management | Mindfulness

1. Magic of MindfulnessI loved this episode of Tim Ferriss Show. Tim says effectiveness and efficiency are not enough for better living, but we need mindfulness too. What is "mindfulness"? Tim defines it as "a present-state awareness that helps you to be non-…