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Making Lists

Why You Should Add A 'Done List' To Your To-Do List

Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl This Week’s Insight: I have a bit of a to-do list problem. At any given moment, I have four such lists going: two for the week (p...

Help! I'm Addicted To Making Lists

Casey Miller | Posted 04.08.2013 | Teen
Casey Miller

Creating lists also adds the element of focus. As I add to "ideal life", I write down objects that I want included in my future. The list includes words like "London", "journalist" and "travel."

23 Reasons Why We Love Lists

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

1. Lists get right to the point. No fluffy preambles are necessary.

Do You Share the Compulsion to Take Notes?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

For notes related to books I'm writing, I've wondered whether I should organize my notes better, but I do find that the action or scrolling through them and seeing odd juxtapositions of ideas helps to stimulate my own ideas and creativity.

What Did Johnny Cash Write in His To-Do List?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I was enchanted to see Phil Patton's piece in the New York Times on "Our Longing for Lists." The piece was illustrated with the image of Johnny Cash's to-do list (which, by the way, reportedly sold at auction in December 2010 for $6,250).

A Visual Life

Summer Pierre | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Summer Pierre

This spring I had an epiphany about the mixed feelings I was having about where I live. I knew that deep down there were absolutely things I loved about where I lived, I just was in a funk and needed reminding. So I made a list.

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Tells Atul Gawande

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"We are failing because of inability to meet the basics," Dr. Atul Gawande told Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report" last night. Dr. Gawande's ne...