I only recently discovered this nifty and clever indexing system. I like it and have started drafting a structure that could work for me. Indexing my work stuff was easy (7 easy areas, each with easy categories).
But trying to arrange my personal file structure into the J.D system turns out to be really tricky for me, as I find I run out of categories very fast! My filesystem, as well as my note-taking system (Workflowy FTW!) is already organized and has elaborate nesting. Squeezing all this into just two levels with only 9 categories each is daunting!
hobbiesa category in my
personalarea? But I have several hobbies, so I don’t have enough categories for other personal stuff.
- Should I make projects like
hobbies, or even make a separate project for each hobby?
- Wait, if
hobby1is a project then
familyshould be a project too, and not an area of my
- Then I guess
financeis also a project and not an area. Or is
familybecause my spouse and I have joint economy? But y’all have
financeas part of your
How do you tackle a deeply nested set of data?