I’ve started falling down the Emacs rabbit hole. I’m still too much of a Vim user to leave behind the modal editing experience. However, Spacemacs has proven to be a pretty good replacement, even though it doesn’t do everything in the “Vim” way.
The biggest reason I’ve been using Emacs lately has been the amazing Orgmode, and the way in which it can allow me to gather, organize, restructure and refine ideas and tasks as I’m working throughout the day.
If you haven’t taken a look at Orgmode, it’s like markdown, but way more powerful. It includes the basics of being able to markup text with simple conventions