If “Today” is Within Date Range

I have found it immensely useful to be able to calculate if today’s date falls within a specific date range. For example, when using sprints...

Shoulder Surf Sessions #2: Building a Visual Habit Tracker (in Under 5 Minutes)

Second in the “Shoulder Surf Sessions” video series, we explore how to build a visual daily habit tracker in Notion. It’s so easy it can...

Shoulder Surf Sessions #1: Building a Visual Food Log (in Under 5 Minutes)

Here is the first in the “Shoulder Surf Sessions” video series, where I build a solution and show how it can be done. Watch the...

Word Count / Page Count Formulas

Readers, writers and students – do you need to be able to calculate a word count on your stories, articles and essays? We can do...

Create a Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Calculator

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the number of calories required to keep your body functioning at rest (otherwise known as “metabolism”). BMR is calculated using...

Create a Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is a simple measure of body size based on height and weight that applies to adults and non-pregnant women. You can...

Calculate Relative Date From a Standard Date Property

Being able to see a date relative to today can be super useful, not just to visualize how much time is left for a task,...

Display a Visual Progress Bar Using a Formula (with 15 examples)

One small enhancement in Notion that can have a huge visual impact is a nice-looking progress bar. Progress bars can help you quickly assess the...

Generate a Random Number

There are so many reasons why you might need to generate a random number in Notion. You might want to display a “Movies to watch...

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