automate what you can
We have the tools available to free our minds of repetitive tasks by automating them, so we might as well enjoy the benefits of technological innovation.
With this setup I can open Alfred with ⌘⇧␣ and create a new note in Bear by typing
bn and hitting enter. From there I’m in Bear, hit enter again and type
##B . That transforms into markdown which sets up two line breaks, a horizontal line, an H2 header “Backlinks,” and the opening brackets
[[ for a wiki link. Then I type where I came from, close the brackets, and cursor up to continue my thought.
--- ## Metadata --- title: --- ### Filed under ### Backlinks [[
Automating frees the mind and helps us move towards a Mind like water state.