One small but important habit I learned from my association with one senior lady in the tariqa who in turn picked it up from the honorable Shaykh Hisham Kabbani. [May Allah grant him a long life and may we continue to benefit from his regular visits to Malaysia and his sohbet.]
That is to always begin writing our notes with the Arabic letter "ba" for Bismillah. The shaykh is known to even write "ba" prior to signing his name.
We have mentioned this before that when we say Bismillah, we attach ourselves to the Eternal. It's a heavyweight fact if we care to contemplate on it.
May Allah increase us in knowledge and gnosis.