Planning is not historically my strong suit. But I am learning. It takes only a few minutes to plan what to do for the day making sure I have time for my biggest priorities. I use any additional time to make myself think ahead. Not stopping with this current day is helpful.
I time myself to write on my journal for no more of ten minutes a day. About 3 minutes is spent on my top 3 tasks. I align them to my priorities. The reason why I do my todos at the same time I make my journal entries is that it allows me to keep focus on what is really important.
It takes me about 10 minutes? You just have to do it everyday at the same time (I do it in the morning or afternoon). Or everytime just immediately write down something that you remember and thats it.
- What happens when you don’t have anything to do?
- Share your to do list templates/techniques
- How can I effectively stick to my to do list?
- What do you do when you don’t complete everything on your to do list? How do you not feel defeated?
- What to do items can you make into routines or habits instead?
- How do you balance making your to do list both feasible and inspiring? (If my to do list is only things I know I can get done in a day it is too simple and makes me not feel like I will achieve the things I want to
- I’m interested to know how many todo lists others have
- How far should I scale back my expectations when I fail? What if I fail every time for the rest of my life?
- How many items do you write in your To-do?
- How do you make time for yourself with 5 kids and a husband who works 12-14 hours a day?