I also try to allocate rough times for everything. E.g you’ve been successful if you’ve worked on a report you don’t really want to do for at least half an hour. Then, even if you only manage the half hour and that’s it, you’re less likely to feel guilty about doing other things with your day.
Also I’d recommend getting a scheduling app and logging recurring tasks on that e.g a reminder every week for laundry or dusting. That way your to-do list is only made up of the unique tasks you want to accomplish on that day, on top of your regular schedule.
- What advice has helped you the most regarding writing a to do list?
- How do you manage your expectations for what you can reasonably accomplish in a day?
- What do you do with the feeling of “I can’t start a habit because I’m just going to fail at it”?
- Everything else being equal, how many to-do items so you feel comfortable putting on your list each day?
- How in depth do your To Do lists end up being?
But only your shirt immediate top 3 list of things to do today.
Keep a “schedule” of “Things to Get Done” including your rituals and routines perhaps on a day-to-day/week/month/year online calendar?
New habits/routines may need to be on your immediate to do list for the day.
Riutines & Rituals that have become ingrained in you probably do t need to be in your to do list or even calendar but syikl in your electronic Fabulous App to help guide you thru the day and keep you on track with reminders and coaching.
- 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?
- What specific practice do you have to keep your to do list simple, creative, and productive?
- When is the best time to write a To-do list. Before you sleep or when you wake up.
- Does your Write My To Do habit has deadlines?