Sort out your life with a to-do list
Post on 31-Mar-2016
Sort Out Your Life
with a To-Do List
There is something so very
satisfying about crossing a task
off your To Do list.
If you dont write yourself any other handy lists, this is a very good
place to start.
If your To Do list is very long, then
you might need to examine your life
a bit. Do you really need to get all
those things done in one day?
Or can some of them be left off,
delayed slightly or delegated?
Perhaps its time for you to be more realistic in your expectations for
yourself and possibly say no to a
Dont beat yourself up and tell yourself youre a failure just
because youre not Superman or Superwoman and cant get
everything in a massive list done
within a 24 hour period.
Even if you could get it all done,
you wont be able to sustain that sort of pressure for long burnout and/or depression are likely results
of this sort of over-achievement.
The Greeks have a proverb that
says that if you try to do more than
three major tasks in one day, the
gods will kick you. Its good advice!
But theres more to making lists than just To Do lists.
Another very good list that will help
you beat stress and make you feel
better about yourself is a gratitude
This sort of list will help you get
some perspective on life and help
you realise that youve got plenty to be happy about.
You can write one big gratitude list
in a single session where you try to
list, say, 50 things that youre grateful for.
Another possibility is to have a
gratitude list as a form of journal,
where you write down a minimum
of six things that youve enjoyed that day or youre grateful for.
These can be simple things, such
as sunny weather or great cup of coffee for morning tea or more
significant things like manage to close the deal with that important
Gratitude lists are especially helpful
if you feel the years creeping up on
you and you start hankering to be a
make a list of all the reasons why
the age you are is better than
being a teenager (come on, you
dont really want to go back to the days of school uniforms, exams
and acne, do you?).
Gratitude lists look back, but other
lists look forward.
Make a list of your goals. These
can be from any area of life, such
as career, family, travel or health.
Dont censor yourself nobodys going to see this list except you!
Live your life to the fullest. Beat the
stress and sort out your life with a
smart to-do list.
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depression and other emotional
and mental stresses, contact
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