As in: That brilliant breakthrough you had on the way home that you can’t remember for the life of you.
Save your scribbles with a Web application. “Your head is for coming up with ideas―not for storing them,” says Peter Walsh, author of It’s All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life With Less Stuff ($15, amazon.com). Remember your ideas with evernote.com, a free Web application that you can use on any device―from a laptop to a cell phone. “I might take a photo of a napkin I scribble a note on and upload it,” says Doland.