Instead of endlessly optimizing yourself, trying to become a productivity machine that never deviates from the plan, it has you optimize an external system that is more reliable than you will ever be. This frees you to imagine, to wonder, to wander toward whatever makes you come alive here and now in the moment." -- Tiago Forte
Journaling is to emotions, what the Second Brain is to information. Both practices allow me to delegate and outsource complex thinking.
No matter what methodologies you use, productivity needs to be seen as a tool to help you do less, not more.