Shu Omi

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#36・

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

Hi friends! How are you doing today?Welcome to Issue #36 :)I've recently decided to take an online course about building a digital community. It's a cohort based course that costs $1500. It's a lot of money, but the reason why I took it is because I'm plannin…

 
#35・

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

Hey friends! How are you doing today? Welcome to Issue 35!I've finally had my second Covid vaccine last week and felt so sick the next day I had to take a day off. Now I'm recovered, I'm excited to hang out with my friends and family again. Anyway, hope you'r…

 
#34・

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

Hi friends! How are you doing today? Welcome to issue #34!Here are the best articles, books, tweets, podcasts and apps I found this week. As always, Save → Read → Make notes!The "Robert Greene" Method of Writing Booksarticle \ writingThis article came up in o…

 
#33・

🔖 The Best Reading App and Using Obsidian with Logseq

Hi friends! How are you doing today?First of all, a big thank you to those who joined our Discord community Mindvillage last week. I'm planning to do an intro event soon so we can get to know each other. If you haven't joined yet, here's the link: https://dis…

 
#32・

Incremental Note-Taking and Methods for Remembering What You Read

Hey! How are you doing today?My newsletter has been on hiatus for a few months, but it's about time I brought it back. First of all, a big thank you to hundreds of new subscribers, and apologies for making you wait for a long time. Secondly, this newsletter i…

 
#31・

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

Welcome to #31!Hi :) How are you doing today?It's been thinking a lot about moving back to the UK recently since my girlfriend still lives there. However, the problem is getting a visa. I haven't done much research, but it doesn't seem like you can get one ea…

 
#30・

Attention Management > Time Management | Mindfulness

Hey :) How are you doing today?I had an extremely unproductive week, mostly watching baseball, binge-watching Umbrella Academy on Netflix and playing Dragon Quest 11 on Switch. I have this kind of week once in every few months :(Still, I managed to publish a …

 
#29・

29 | Digital Detox and Building a Personal Brand with Newsletter and Podcast

Hi :) How are you doing today?Last weekend, I drove up to countryside with my friends and stayed in a cabin for 2 days. There was no signal, so I didn't touch my phone or laptop at all.I have to admit, I underestimated how nice a "digital detox" feels.Usually…

 
#28・

Why We Need an Extension of Our Mind | Happiness as a Skill

Hi :) How are you doing today?It's September already! Autumn is actually my favourite season after Spring because leaves turn red and yellow, and it's so beautiful. If you're thinking of visiting Japan, Spring or Autumn are the best seasons :)

 
#27・

Have Faith in Your Own Thoughts | Breathwork for Improving Your Focus

Hi :) How are you doing today?Tokyo is so hot and humid now that I don't want to go outside for even a second!💫 New Video + Notes1) New video “How I Read Books | 3 Steps of Learning” is now up!2) Added more reading notes to my mind garden!Here are the best ar…

 
#26・

Shu Omi - Issue #26

Hi :) How are you doing today?💫 New Video + Notes1) My new video "Become A Learning Machine" is now up on Youtube!2) Added more notes to my mind garden! I'm getting lots of positive feedback from people, which makes me happy :) Check it out if you're interest…

 
#25・

Two Types of Knowledge and How to Grow on Twitter | The Week's Best Links

Hey :) How are you doing today?**Announcement**1) I just published a new video on How to Build a Writing Habit and Why Writing is a Superpower2) I just moved my mind garden to a Roam database because it just works better in it. You can see my notes on what I …

 
#24・

🧠 Zettelkasten | Idea Machine | Power of Writing | Saturated Fat - The Week's Best Links

Hey :) How are you doing today?**Announcement**1) I just published a new video on My Note-Taking System 💎2) I added more notes to my mind garden. Check it out if you haven’t yet. I’m adding new notes every week :)Anyways, here are the best articles, books, po…

 
#23・

Visual Storytelling | The Power of Good Questions | Picking a Career | Finding The One - This Week's Best Links

Hey :) How are you doing today?**Announcement**1) No video last week as I was working on my Roam Japanese course ;( But a new video about Zettelkasten coming up soon!2) I added more notes to my mind garden. Check it out if you haven’t yet. I’m adding new note…

 
#22・

Note-taking systems | Quitting Job | Train Your Brain | Successful Relationship - Best Links of the Week

Hey :) How are you doing today?**Announcement**1) I published a new video "How to Upgrade Your Mind | mymind Review". It's about an app I use for saving inspirations for my videos and this newsletter :)2) I added more notes to my mind garden. Check it out if …

 
#21・

💡 How to Remember Anything Forever And Life-Changing Questions | This Week's Best Links

Hey :) How are you doing today? **Announcement** 1) I published a new video "The Focusing Question" yesterday. It's about an exercise I do to find the one thing to focus on and get more things done. 2) I added more notes to my mind garden. Check it out if you…

 
#20・

💡 Psychological Concepts | Idea Flows | Substack | Mental Models | Happiness | Fasting

Hi☺️ How are you doing today? Yesterday, I published a new video "Create More, Consume Less", which is one of my favourite principles. Check it out if you haven't yet :) Anyways, here's everything I found interesting this week! It's a long list, so I'd recom…

 
#19・

💡 Writing | Wealth-Creation | Consistency | Kindness | Substack | Exercising...

Hey ;) How are you doing today?I'm trying a new newsletter format where I introduce articles/videos/podcasts/tweets that I found interesting in 4 areas - Mind, Money, Relationships and Health. This framework is based on a slightly modified version of what Nav…

 
#18・

How Willpower Affects Your Ability to Focus

Hey :) How are you doing today? I switched from Google Pixel 3 to iPhone 11 last week. Since I love touching my new phone, I keep it on my desk while working. But the problem is that I can't focus! Every time I see it, I get distracted and check new emails, s…

 
#17・

How to find your niche | "What kind of content should I make?"

Hi :) How are you doing today?Last week, I've been pondering about how to find your niche. My conclusion was "Just get started. Your audience will tell you." I was talking to my friend from school, who was feeling stuck in a job. He wanted to start a blog or …