10 Best Articles on Second Brain
The most useful articles and videos on second brain from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Second Brain Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on second brain by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- I learned a system for remembering everything
- Organised magic: how my Second Brain made me happier
- The 4 Notetaking Styles: How to Choose a Digital Notes App as Your Second Brain
- 12 Steps to Build a Second Brain
- Peeking Into People’s Second Brains: 6 Videos to Inspire Your Second Brain Setup
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I learned a system for remembering everything
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Your Brain's Not Broken: My Second Brain in Notion
Dig inside YouTuber and medical student Elizabeth Filips' up-to-date Second Brain Notion system to discover the productivity apps and note-taking philosophie...
The Rise of Obsidian as a Second Brain
Tiago Forte asks Obsidian expert Nick Milo: How good is the note taking app Obsidian as a Second Brain? Here’s how Nick rated Obsidian across 10 key Second B...
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How to build a second brain as a software developer
Learn how you can avoid spending time Googling for solutions as a software developer by building a second brain to store solutions to your problems
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The 4 Notetaking Styles: How to Choose a Digital Notes App as Your Second Brain
A "Second Brain" is a system for knowledge management – a trusted place outside your head to preserve and protect your most valuable knowledge.But it's
«Your strength is your consistency and commitment to serving your future self’s needs, while a common pitfall is acquiring tons of content without ever actually doing anything with it.»
Organised magic: how my Second Brain made me happier
Productivity is about doing less, not more. Journaling and the Second Brain methodology improved my mental health and made me happier and more creative.
«Journaling is to emotions, what the Second Brain is to information. Both practices allow me to delegate and outsource complex thinking.»
Peeking Into People’s Second Brains: 6 Videos to Inspire Your Second Brain Setup
More and more people share their Second Brain setups on YouTube. Here are 6 videos to inspire your Building a Second Brain journey.
12 Steps to Build a Second Brain
Here are 12 practical steps you can take right now to get your Second Brain started and establish the habits of personal knowledge management.
The Ultimate Second-Brain Notion Template
Ultimate Brain is the ultimate second-brain/knowledge capture template for Notion. Manage tasks, projects, notes, goals, areas, and more all in harmony.
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Building a Second Brain: Capture, Organize, and Retrieve Your Ideas Using Digital Notes
An online bootcamp on leveraging digital tools to enhance your creativity, productivity, and learning, by Tiago Forte.
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