anyone got a great tool they use to keep track of their messy mind? I wish I could just ctrl+f my brain so anything that works like that and doesn’t rely on structured organisation (so not Notion..)

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Personal database, notepad, to do list, project tracker, journal - all auto synched with my Google calendar.

It's fast, can drag and drop attachments. Move anything around, up down left right by mouse dragging or keyboard shortcuts

I use it on laptop and phone. I see everything everywhere, all synched up

Technical answer: read about data theory and database design, there are many types. One is a hierarchical index. Branches can be completely different from each other.

Free your mind and don't try to create structure. Just write down all your mess of thoughts. Then you can look at it all, drag and drop in order or groups. Add and remove etc.

It has a ton of features. But the basic is just like using a notepad. It just so happens that each line is a bulleted item that can be organized however way you want.

I like it because the overhead is low. I don't have to waste time clicking items and creating rules for stuff. I can just slap down whatever pops into my head immediately

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OneNote for due outs and notes on due outs, separate tabs for each project I’m on. I have a tab I check each day called “To Do” where I list what projects need my attention

Trello for PM of my more involved/large projects

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Hey simple one note- I feel like I write more than a novelist every day

Let’s see what are the ones from today- confident, structured, execution focused, kind, strong, generous, resilient, disciplined, unrelenting

Notepad++ with 15 tabs, and a mindmapping extension on lucidchart.

Notion - Trello - Psysical Notepad for writing and drawing

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