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Elizabeth Butler

Elizabeth Butler

Your guide to the world of personal knowledge management. Creator of the Calmer Notes method (calmernotes.com). Physician, PhD, parent, tea drinker.

Simplify your digital note-taking workflow: how to build a minimalist personal knowledge management system with the Calmer Notes method

Discover how the Calmer Notes method will help you craft a mindful, tailored personal knowledge management system to organize your digital notes.

Simplify your digital note-taking workflow: how to build a minimalist personal knowledge management system with the Calmer Notes method

5 of the best custom, minimalist digital note-taking themes for Obsidian MD in 2022

If you want a fresh look for your Obsidian database and digital notes, check out these beautiful, custom Obsidian CSS themes.

5 of the best custom, minimalist digital note-taking themes for Obsidian MD in 2022

7 more promising new personal knowledge management apps to watch in 2022

There was such a great response to my initial post, 7 promising new personal knowledge management apps to watch in 2022, that I was inspired to do a sequel.

7 more promising new personal knowledge management apps to watch in 2022

9 more examples of creative personal knowledge management systems and workflows to inspire you

Browse through the PKM setups of talented creators to get some inspiration as you build or remodel your own personal knowledge management system.

9 more examples of creative personal knowledge management systems and workflows to inspire you

7 promising new personal knowledge management apps to watch in 2022

Here is a roundup of new, emerging, rapidly growing, and promising personal knowledge management apps to watch in 2022 and beyond.

7 promising new personal knowledge management apps to watch in 2022

Building in public: 5 things I learned about productivity, personal knowledge management, creativity, and community while launching Calmer Notes (December 2021 update)

I’m so delighted to announce that I have officially launched Calmer Notes: Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) for Busy People. 🎉

Building in public: 5 things I learned about productivity, personal knowledge management, creativity, and community while launching Calmer Notes (December 2021 update)

6 ways that personal knowledge management is like yoga for your mind

Wondering what yoga shares with establishing a mindful personal knowledge management (PKM) system? Here are some insights to reflect upon as you build or refine your own intentional, tailored personal knowledge management system.

6 ways that personal knowledge management is like yoga for your mind

Building in public: behind the scenes of Calmer Notes in November 2021

Writing the Calmer Notes manuscript, creating infographics, and selling out the first tier with preorders (!) thanks to my lovely early adopters.

Building in public: behind the scenes of Calmer Notes in November 2021

How to Take Notes from Podcasts: 4 Streamlined Podcast Note-Taking Apps

It can be difficult to take notes from podcasts. How do you remember key points? How can you find specific information later? With these 4 podcast note-taking apps, you’ll always remember the details.

How to Take Notes from Podcasts: 4 Streamlined Podcast Note-Taking Apps

9 Creative Personal Knowledge Management System Examples to Inspire You

Browse through the PKM setups of talented creators to get some inspiration as you build or remodel your own personal knowledge management system.

9 Creative Personal Knowledge Management System Examples to Inspire You