Fear has a friend

Do you know what I have discovered?

Fear has a friend and it’s my ‘To Do” list.

How can a list be an enemy?
Excellent question!

When you are too busy writing the list as opposed to DOING!

Yep, it’s true.

I am not saying that lists are bad, they aren’t.
There is a butt-load of benefits to lists.
Psychology Today lists the benefits as:
• Externalizing what we need to remember;
• Remembering across contexts;
• Resonating with our serial processing;
• Adding without restructuring;
• Generating new items;
• Drawing concision;
• Lending a sense of accomplishment;
• Decision-making;
• Breaking habits;
• Saving time.

And there is this nugget from Good Ole Ben…

“If You Fail to Plan, You Are Planning to Fail” — Benjamin Franklin

But, like anything else, too much of something isn’t healthy and when you are hiding behind that list…it’s a problem. So today, my To Do List has one item:

What are you going to DO today?


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