Posts tagged guide
7 ProTips to Becoming an Evernote Ninja

Evernote is the best tool that I have found to help you live a smoother, stress-free life by helping you declutter and organize you mind with little effort. If you're new to Evernote, check out the crash course. I also wrote another post taking a deeper look at my personal system for organizing my Notes for those freaks like me who are interested in obsessive, organizational structure. While crammed with great information for the traditional Evernote users, these two posts didn't explore the cooler, lesser-known functions of Evernote. Let's move past the basics and show you a few tricks to becoming an Evernote ninja.

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Organizing Evernote: for the obsessive freaks like me

Evernote has been an invaluable tool to help me organize my life. It allows me to mind-vomit my thoughts, inspiration, lists, questions, work and more so that I can get everything out of my head.

I wrote this post explaining that process on using Evernote to help you destress, hone your focus and begin creating the best work of your life. But I wanted to go a bit further in unveiling my personal processes to help y'all understand just how customizable you can get and hopefully inspire y'all to have fun creating your own system.

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Camping: The Essentials

Camping, like other activities, has a small learning curve. If we aren't used to being without certain conveniences, we might find ourselves stumped over an ordinarily simple task. Here are a few of the essentials of camping to help you along.

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Camping 101

I woke up and groggily stepped outside of my room. As I opened the door I was immediately welcomed by a cool, fall breeze. My heart skipped a beat as the fresh air awakened my senses.

"YES!" I thought. "Fall is here."

And when fall is here, it means camping season is here. Warm fires, wool socks, black coffee (or not) and flap jacks - it's all a part of the magic of camping in Autumn. If you have never been camping, don't worry! I got your back.

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Choosing Our Guide

The stories with grit and substance never choose a hero who is assured a victory nor do they provide the hero with all of the answers. To do so would shortcut the beginning to the end with very little struggle in between. When it comes to story, the struggle is the engine driving the plot, motivating the characters and gripping the attention of its audience.

To relieve a story of its conflict is to rip out its heart.

However, while the author cannot write of an all-knowing, all-powerful hero, he cannot very well write of a helpless, flailing hero either. So he gives him a guide. 

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