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Writing as a medium for making sense


I often feel overwhelmed with the amount of thoughts in my head.

Externalizing thought yields clarity. Linked-notes allow me to use Writing as a user interface that facilitates thinking.

I write to:

  • think
  • learn
  • keep note of ideas and knowledge that I consider noteworthy
  • process my emotions
  • engage into a structured activity to force my brain to focus on something 1
  1. I do this when I feel that my attention is too diffused and I can’t do any thinking. Writing random gibberish is relatively low effort so I can do it even when I have no focus, but at the same time it’s structured enough to collect my brain into a single point. 

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