It depends on the type of list. A list of daily to do seems to work fine on my phone since they are routine and I just use it to make sure I've accomplished all of my little daily chores. But for projects or novel tasks, a paper and pen works best. It's easier for me to plan on a page and having a physical reminder of that plan keeps me more on task.
- How do you decide what to put on your To-Do list?
- Do you limit for number of items? Or put everything down? Perhaps also have a master to do list? How do you manage the bottomless to do list?
- How do you schedule time for creative hobbies, like jewelry-making or drawing when you have a full-time job and kids at home?
- Do you keep your to do list under a certain amount of items to make sure that it is achievable?
- Do you usually achieve the goals that you write on your to-do list?
Handwriting is more effective than typing as it makes the processing of information slower and you can summarize your ideas more and more.
I write mine physically every day in a fresh page of my planner. It's much better for your brain to take ownership of it by actually writing the words, but when you type it in or copy and paste you're only pressing a button. Writing it you actually make the shape of the letters. Plus I can feel the planner and not get distracted by other things.
Personally it helps in the morning that I can see the question in front of me and type what my intentions are as soon as I wake up, rather than waiting until I get off my bed and scrounge up a pen and paper. So it's on my mind all day, plus I can easily toss it onto a todo app where it will be staring me in the face every time I use my phone.
I've found that it only really matters that you keep the list near you and in sight. If you write it physically, but don't keep it near you, you still won't complete it.
no! way more effective for me to write it down. first of all I have always been a fan of writing and with a pen✒️ with ink from the ink pot. 😀🧚♀️. I love notebooks and writing down my thoughts and lists and details about my to do’s and plan business help me immensely to organize my mind or my anxieties about my projects. I am a visual person so it’s very important for me to see the picture imaginary. ☺️
I know it can be frustrating carrying a notebook or paper. But the writing in paper have this kind of “magic”. You will not be distracted by the light of your phone, and it’s so easy to loose focus on it because Facebook is just a tap away from waste valuables minutes from you day. I would recommend stick to the pen and paper strategy
I have tried countless apps and notekeeping methods on my phone. I have founf that carrying a notebook and pen everywhere I go and finding time throughout the day to review it is the only way I can keep task lists. I will set a reminder on my phone for appointments but it needs to be repeated at least 3 times for me to really absorb the prompt
I like to physically write in a journal- in fact I have multiple journals and I also keep notes in my phone. I think it's whatever works best for you and you feel most private with because if it doesn't feel private then you won't put your real thoughts and feelings down.
- Do you write fun things too? Like eat ice cream.
- How do you manage tracking tasks that are both short and long term?
- How can I be more forgiving towards myself if I don’t get round to doing all the tasks I set out to complete?
- What do you do to avoid procrastination?
- How do you stay focused with exercising every day even when your whole body is sore because of the said exercise?
- Do you write your to-do list before bed or after waking up? Which once yields a longer list? Which yields more progress and completions?
- How do you remember your tasks and force yourself to check up on them in your to-do list?
- How do you prioritise your tasks? What do you consider most important?
- How should I write my to-do list?
- Sometimes I still tend to think about too many things I have to get done and I would write them out in a list. Yet I still have trouble prioritizing them and sticking to the 3 most important ones. How do I get rid of this overwhelming feeling?