Starting this week, I'll be posting Twitter threads on @thehulry, explaining different productivity concepts and frameworks with easy to understand examples.
The idea behind these threads is to teach various productivity techniques which might seem daunting to learn but are super-helpful once you get the hang of it.
Check out this week's explainer thread — Open Loops:
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Moving on, here's what I have for you in this issue:
Book to Read
Make Time is a book full of short, actionable time-management tips that you can apply to your life and start making time for things that matter to you. Buy it on Amazon
Apps & Services
I love posting threads on Twitter. However, having to click the + button to keep adding tweets breaks my flow. With Typefully, I can write threads like an article. Entering two line breaks in my content seamlessly moves the content below the line breaks to a new tweet.
Creating forms with Tally is like drafting a simple Notion page. With slash commands (/) and a block editor, you can create complicated forms in a few minutes.
We all have numerous open tabs in our web browser at a given time. tabExtend is a neat browser extension to organise your tabs into spaces where you can refer later. Works with Chrome, Firefox and Edge.
Taking the Shortcut
Quickly open an emoji picker over any text input in macOS.
In this article, Leo teaches how you can celebrate small wins and stay motivated by shifting your attitude from "what to get done today" to "what can I do to make my day a victory?".
The internet is filled with articles like "30 Things to Achieve Before 30". In this article, Arthur talks about why having an intrinsic motivation like understanding your life's purpose is better than ticking items off some hyped checklist.
This is a story about how terrible input field naming on Substack's side led to 1Password auto-filling the wrong input and cost Timmy $2,023 in one shot. Although Substack rectified the error and refunded the money, it's always a good idea to double-check any auto-filled inputs before submitting a form online.
In simple terms, house hacking is renting out a part of your apartment for extra cash. Either as an Airbnb or to long-term renters. This article features Craig's story, who successfully exploited this technique to become financially independent at 27.