What does digital minimalism mean to me?

This year I really wanted to try to be more intentional about how I’m using my technology. The first step was to read through Cal Newport’s book on the subject. I’m in the process of working through a digital declutter, where I’m taking breaks from various activities that have been time sucks or raised myContinue reading “What does digital minimalism mean to me?”

Don’t overthink your to do app

I’ve been taking things back to basics a little with my productivity. I’ve installed Fantastical (mainly to use it’s widgets) and Things 3. I’m trying not to overthink and spend any time messing with productivity apps. I’m not even creating projects anymore to categorise by type I.e. home, finances etc. Things like paying bills andContinue reading “Don’t overthink your to do app”

An Apple Notes appreciation post

Sometimes you go looking for that perfect app and you end up back to the iOS apps that came with your iPhone. That’s what often happens for me with notes. I try apps like Notion, Obsidian and Craft and whilst I appreciate their use case I end up getting overwhelmed and come back to AppleContinue reading “An Apple Notes appreciation post”

Starting fresh with Todoist

After feeling overwhelmed using Reminders and testing out Things (still an accessibility nightmare) I’m starting from scratch with Todoist. I’ve decided to use Labels, Priorities and Projects to organise this time. It’s still a starter for ten but just wanted to share an initial setup. I’m not even cross referencing my other apps I’m justContinue reading “Starting fresh with Todoist”

Productivity app bankruptcy and setting deadlines

I feel like I reach this point every few months, overwhelmed with to do items that keep rolling over or get missed. I’ve been playing around with different apps a bit but it makes no difference I’m so busy I’m not able to keep on top of things. What I’ve come to realise is ItContinue reading “Productivity app bankruptcy and setting deadlines”

Using Apple Reminders to get things done

I’ve been doing a little experiment for the last couple of week, I’m back using Apple Reminders. I’ve been using Todoist for ages but when I recently got a new Apple Care+ replacement I decided to stick to some of the apps that came with iOS. Part of this is I’m a little bored ofContinue reading “Using Apple Reminders to get things done”