Title: Time-Blocking in Obsidian Authors: theknowledgeworker.substack.com Category:#articles Number of Highlights: 1 Source URL: https://theknowledgeworker.substack.com/p/time-blocking-in-obsidian Date: 2022-07-22 Last Highlighted: 2022-07-21


Unfinished tasks occupy the mind far more than completed ones because the mind constantly pulls what’s incomplete back into awareness.

Each recall refreshes the task’s or idea’s half-life in short-term memory, a process known as the Zeigarnik effect. That’s why unfinished tasks are so distracting, regardless of their importance.