It has. It’s better to see what I have to do written down on paper than keeping a “to do” list in my head. It also gives me a sense of accomplishment when I see something checked off and continues to motivate me to complete my other tasks.
Writing out my to do list helps me sort thru all of the crazy clutter in my mind and helps me stress less. I'm able to see my priorities and I also do not have to do everything that I'm thinking I should do. I can focus on the list and feel successful if I finish what's on the list.
It helps me to reduce procrastination by not allowing myself to dwell on “what I should be doing” question or getting really anxious about all the task loosely floating in my head. It also helps me to selectively “forget” things that I need to be doing
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Having a to do list sets my intention for the rest of the day. I always keep it in my line of sight so that I am constantly reminded by it at every moment of that day.
It helps me remember the things I want to do because I physically write them down on my to do list. Then when I get distracted or don’t have anything to do, my memory usually tells me that there is something for me to do.
- How could I effectively use my time without laziness
- I need this to be so simple. And struggle to now what to include and what to leave out. Too basic and they seem pointless. Too detailed and they seem to take up too much time I could be focusing on other things… any suggestions on how to prioritise and discriminate between tasks to include and task to accept as given.
- Do you write the small and mundane tasks like cook, go for a walk etc on your list?
- What do you include in your most basic routines- what is something that simply must be done no matter what?
- Do you write only a few tasks on your to do list, or do you write everything that you have to do and then pick the top three or so to get done today? I’m never sure which approach is most effective.
- Do you check and adjust your to do list throughout the day? How do you remember?
- Do you ever feel like you write to much stuff to do for one day?
- Do you write down your routines too or skip them since they are ‘routines’?
- Which order do you accomplish your tasks? Due date? Importance? Fun making it?
- what are some things you always put on your to do? do you find that having the same activity at the same space everyday makes you more likely or less likely to actually do it??