We’ve all got our daily to-do lists, and no matter how many to-dos we cross off at the end of the day, there’s just one more around the corner that is eager to jump on to it…
…and that might just be the one that puts you into a state of overwhelm!
I don’t know about you, but around this time of the year, I have a hard time motivating myself to do more than 50% of the items on my daily to-do list. Sure there are some tasks that I love doing daily, like going to yoga and studying French and Spanish on Duolingo.
The rest I’ve gotta do because I committed to doing them, and I want to stick to my commitments. It makes me feel better when I follow through on them, rather than being a flake or leaving things half-baked.
So whenever I’m tempted to add another item to my to-do list, I take a moment to ask myself, “Is this really worth my time?” And, “What could I be doing instead?”
It has lead me to the realization that I need to create a daily NOT to-do list.
I know the 8 weeks will fly by, and I want to do my best work during that time. To do that I don’t want to feel like I’ve stretched myself by overcommitting, and then scrambling to get things done.
What are you putting on your NOT to-do list for the rest of the year?
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