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?
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;
• 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?