PARA is a strategy to organize information based on the principle of organizing by actionability. This stems from the idea that the best system to organize information would be one that contributes to real-world growth and progress.[^PARA] PARA is an acronym representing its four constituents in order of actionability: - Projects - Areas - Resources - Archives Projects are the most actionable. They are short-term outcomes that require multiple actions to achieve.[^Projects] Areas are the roles and responsibilities in your life that require you to maintain a standard over time.[^Areas] Resources are topics that you're interested in or are otherwise relevant to you.[^Resources] Archives are the least actionable. These represent things that are no longer active.[^Archives] [^Archives]: [[📄 The PARA Method - Finally, you have archives, which include anything from the previous]] [^Areas]: [[📄 The PARA Method - You have areas of responsibility – important parts of your work]] [^PARA]: [[📄 The PARA Method - But most of all, the ideal organizational system would be]] [^Projects]: [[📄 The PARA Method - You have projects you're actively working on – short-term efforts]] [^Resources]: [[📄 The PARA Method - Then you have resources on a range of topics you're]]