Admitting something isn’t working for you is the first step, next is deciding on what to do next. Less than a month ago I posted how [Notion] was now the key part of my “Second Brain” and at that point I’d spent three weeks building my “LifeOS”, as its frequently called, in the application and integrating with my Getting Things Done workflow.
I migrated over to Notion within a few hours of opening an account, my discovery of it coincided with my attempt to re-implement my Getting Things Done workflow with P.A.R.A. style document storage. I had previously been a very heavy user of Evernote, but with the purchase of an Office365 tenant to handle my emails I converted over to OneNote, and then after a while I realized nothing was working for me and I had to thing about re-implementing my reference storage.
Everyone knows that sound. My phone, watch, tablet, all making noises to say “HEY LOOK AT ME” and rarely is it anything important. On a normal day, I have about 60-100 notifications on my devices; Each one of these pulls my attention away from my current focus, and while I’ve got better at managing these “micro interruptions” it is still just another interruption.