How to Organise Your Notes in Obsidian

How a Little Organisation Helps Build a Useful System Over the years, I’ve used many note taking apps. 1.Bear: I really like Bear . For a long time, this was my note app of choice. You can chuck lots of different things at it, including web clips. Bear also stores your … Read more

Evergreen Notes

💡: Evergreen Notes 🔗 Links  Evergreen Notes: Andy Matushak Digital Garden: Maggie Appleton 🧑🏻 People Andy Matushak Maggie Appleton What Are Evergreen Notes? The term ‘Evergreen Notes‘ is used by Andy Matushak to describe notes which are more than fleeting.   Evergreen Notes adhere to the Zettlekasten Principles which makes recording … Read more

Lasting Value

💡: Lasting Value 🔗 Links Personal Knowledge Management: Cultivated Management 4 Levels of Personal Knowledge Management: Forte Labs Personal Knowledge Management: Wikipedia  Collectors Fallacy: 🧑🏻 People Tiago Forte   Failing at Personal Knowledge Management In previous attempts at creating and maintaining Personal Knowledge Management Systems (PKMSs), I have thrown … Read more

Information Flow Purpose

💡: Information Flow 🔗 Links 🧑🏻 People     Definition I have designed a methodology called Information Flow that helps manage what appears in my Zettlekasten.   Information Flow Purpose to deliver a means of sparking abundant creativity for my work as a poet and writer to ensure that there … Read more

Information Flow Methodology

💡: Information Flow 🔗 Links Collectors Fallacy Obsidian Instapaper Pocket  DEVONThink Keep It 🧑🏻 People   A Process This process describes how an Item of Knowledge that has potential Lasting Value is identified, captured and processed in accordance with the criteria described in Information Flow Purpose.   Context All … Read more

Evergreen Notes

💡: Evergreen Notes 🔗 Links Evergreen Notes: Andy Matushak 🧑🏻 People Andy Matushak     What Are Evergreen Notes? The term ‘Evergreen Notes’ is used by Andy Matushak to describe notes which are more than fleeting.   Evergreen notes adhere to the Zettlekasten Principles which makes it easier to do … Read more

Definition of a Building Block Note

💡: Building Block Note 🔗 Links The Collectors Fallacy: 🧠 Associations: Particle Note Concrete Note Cornerstone Note Lasting Value 👥  People Building Block Note I use the word Building Block Note to describe a unique note that I have placed into my Zettlekasten.   To get into the Zettlekasten, … Read more


💡: Atomicity 🔗 Links Andy Matushak Notes Maggie Appleton’s Evergreen notes 🧑🏻 People Andy Matushak Maggie Appleton   Zettles Should Be Atomic The nature of a Zettlekasten is that it is an interconnected network of your ideas, concepts, thoughts or feelings.   Feelings are not normally mentioned, but because I … Read more

Cornerstone Notes

💡: Cornerstone Notes 🔗 Links Andy Matushak’s Evergreen Notes 🧑🏻 People Andy Matushak   What are Cornerstones Notes? Cornerstone notes are the term I use to describe Andy Matushak’s Evergreen Notes Andy suggests evergreen notes are written to:   evolve contribute accumulate, over time across projects. Principles A simple Zettle) … Read more


💡: Zettlekasten 🔗 Links Niklas Luhmann’s Card Index: Thinking Tool, Communication Partner, Publication Machine. Introduction Evergreen Notes Should Be Atomic – Andy Matushak Maggie Appleton’s Evergreen notes Evergreen Notes Should be Concept-Oriented- Andy Matushak Evergreen note titles are like APIs – Andy Matushak Evergreen Notes Defined 🧑🏻 People Andy … Read more