To-Do Lists Makes Accomplishing More Tasks Possible

To-Do Lists Makes Accomplishing More Tasks Possible

All to often you might find yourself whispering, “I’ll take care of that (place task here) tomorrow.” But what’s even more common is when tomorrow comes, you keep putting the task, no matter what it is, off until the last possible minute.

Even successful people can be so terrible at taking care of everyday “mundane” tasks they will allow the inspection sticker on their vehicle to expire. It’s not until they are pulled over by a law enforcement officer and handed a fine that they finally have no choice but to take care of it.

But according to some reputable life coaches, to-do lists not only help you become more productive, they ease the anxiety that can come with a mounting list of tasks to accomplish.

According to a recent report by Intelligent Challenge , despite the many digital tools and YouTube tips on how to get things done and hack productivity, keeping up with the everyday tasks and commitments can all too often be challenging to say the least.

As we try and keep up with the latest trends, we may forget how helpful and simple genuine productivity solutions can be. That’s where the to-do list comes in. If you’re the type who writes down to-do lists you can make the most of your productivity on a daily basis.

But if you don’t write to-do lists, you might be stressing yourself out unknowingly.

Productivity Tools that Empower your To-Do Lists

To be honest, all you need to create a to-do list is a simple $1.00 spiral notebook that fits in yourbreast pocket. But if you don’t mind spending a little cash, you can purchase a nice productivity planner. This variety of planner is said to be a “focus-time technique-powered” planner that makes it easy for you to plan and accomplish your tasks.

You can also use productivity sheets that assist you with focusing on the most important tasks of the day. These are tear-out sheets that not only support your notes, but that can also record creative business ideas that might suddenly pop into your head unexpectedly.

Keep in mind that to-do lists should not only be visible, but they should be readily accessible. A productivity daily desk pad can offer you a full organizing and planning organization experience.

You can use the tear-out pages to track everything from your daily tasks, to your habits, to your moods. The smaller “notes” sections that are usually located on the far right, bottom, or left-hand areas of the planner are great for brainstorming new ideas, blogs, and YouTube ideas, or even for daily reflections.

Got long-term goals? You might want to purchase a quarterly productivity planner for future plans. This is a helpful tool that’s designed to record your long-term to-do lists, plus your aspirations, intentions, and overall goals. You can even plan the entire year if you want!

But it’s important to be flexible. Drastic changes can affect your life in an instant, and suddenly you find months of plans that need to be altered or eliminated altogether. But by using a daily to-do list on top of a quarterly planner, you can still get the dopamine rush that comes with knowin you’ve written down precisely what you set out to accomplish and, in the short-term at least, succeeded.

-- Mary Clark is a recently retired and decorated Colonel in the New York State Troopers. One of

the highest-ranking female law enforcement officials in New York State, she served for more than

three decades. Today she devotes herself to helping others achieve their life goals through a

combination of physical fitness, achieving an optimal mindset, and life balance.

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