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Vacation: No Laptop Required! A Cautionary Tale for Over-Achieving Workaholics with a Fear of Failure

Leighann Lord | Posted 08.15.2014 | Travel
Leighann Lord

Although I've damn near circumnavigated the globe, I've never been on vacation. Work was always waiting for me when I got somewhere. I'm not complaining because I love what I do. But I rarely took the time to appreciate where I was.

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 ...

Little Girl's Adorably Vicious Plan For Her Older Brother's Stuff

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents

Title: "Ethan's Gone List" Author: Reddit user lala989's 8-year-old daughter Mom says: "My daughter's list in case anything happens to her older...

The Art Of Eliminating Your To-Do List

Samantha Bennett | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

We know we're not going to get everything done today that we would like to get done. So rather than walking around feeling bad about all the stuff we know we're not going to get to, let's do some strategic thinking about "the list" itself.

Why We Should Use Happiness Advice Like A Map

Jessica Lawrence | Posted 05.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Lawrence

The Internet has been a boon for the sharing of wisdom, roadmaps, and advice, but it has also created a whole marketplace for the sharing of what appears to be a single correct route to success. Advice on hacking our lives toward better performance and productivity and happiness is the dieting advice of this decade.

5 Unexpected Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Belle Beth Cooper | Posted 05.13.2014 | Technology
Belle Beth Cooper

As I worked through the list of techniques I'd collected, the post became so long that I had to split it in half. Here are even more suggestions to help you make your day more productive without putting in extra hours.

Giving Up My To-Do List and Finding My Life

Arielle Ford | Posted 04.28.2014 | Women
Arielle Ford

In the past, I often defined myself by my work, and I hate to admit this, but my ego took a lot of pride in "just how much I can accomplish" in an hour or a day or a week.

Ditch the Resolutions

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Rebecca Perkins

Aren't resolutions simply to-do-lists for the first couple of weeks of January that we write because everyone says we should? How about committing to making some real, long-lasting change this year instead?

Dirty Laundry Is Good for Your Business

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 02.04.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

I know I did not start my business so I could get more laundry done. I started my business so I could turn my passion into income helping other working moms make more money and live a healthy, more balanced life.

Doing vs. Being

Mary Pritchard | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Instead of looking at your day as an endless to do list, what if you started each day with a question: "At the end of the day, how do I want to feel?" After you ponder that one, you can ask yourself, "What will make me feel that way?"

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Your To-Do List

blog.mindjet.com | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living

The age old to-do list -- a common tool to help get $#&T done. In my years of to-do listing, I’ve discovered that it is often this common productivi...

'I'm Fearful Every Day Of My Life'

AP | NICOLE EVATT | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Aubrey Plaza had to overcome a few fears in the R-rated comedy "The To Do List" – including doing a number of hila...

Successful People Do This Daily, But You're Getting It Wrong

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

There's a good reason why your to-do list is constantly failing you.

In Response to Candy Chang's TEDTalk

Kerry Hudson | Posted 06.21.2013 | TED Weekends
Kerry Hudson

I often create over-spilled lists of all the things I absolutely need to do and need to do right now. Ideas from nowhere pile up on top of each other, like a game of "thought genga". I guess it's similar to creating a bucket list but one that needs the lot ticking off by the end of the day.

Your Game Plan For Nipping Stress In The Bud

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The most important work you'll do today is planning what you'll do. Here are some key strategies for staying proactive -- and one step ahead of stress.

30 Dares in (Less Than) 30 Days for the Big 30

Tatiana Azman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Women
Tatiana Azman

I have known people who make "Before I Turn 30" to-do lists. From what I can gather, some people feel that they have not accomplished what they thought they would by the time they got to their 30s. Fair enough, but is a to-do list really necessary? I decided to find out.

Never Come Home To A Mess Again

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 01.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

That's totally our resolution this year.

Playing With Bubbles: How To Get Things Done

Denise Scarbro | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise Scarbro

Our to-do lists may not always be as carefree as a game chasing bubbles, but it certainly does not have to overwhelm us if we know how to approach things. There are four things we need to do to keep this game running smoothly.

The 31st Thing Every Woman Should Have & Should Know By The Time She's 30

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 08.26.2012 | Women
Pamela Redmond Satran

As useful and universal as the experience of living with the list has been, I can't help thinking: Isn't there something else we might add to the roster? We're always changing and growing, after all; mightn't The List reach in new directions too?

The 'Fair Shot' vs. the 'To Do List' -- A Big Revealing Blah in the Presidential Race

William Bradley | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Naturally, what Romney is offering is not a Fair Deal, a New Deal, or even a TR-like Square Deal. It's not a deal at all, for there is a social compact inherent in such. It's a shot. Or a shake. Like one roll of the dice, or a turn at the roulette table of the Big Casino Economy.

You'll Never Finish Your To-Do List -- And That's OK!

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.13.2012 | Small Business

Is your to-do list mocking you at the end of the day with its barely-crossed-off items or frantic scrawls? For better or worse, you're not alone. A Li...

10 Steps To Smooth Wedding Planning

Gloria McCune | Posted 08.12.2012 | Weddings
Gloria McCune

Here are my top ten tips on timeline planning for your wedding day to help you create a wedding timeline that will keep you sane and happy -- and your guests inspired!

A Kid's To-Do List: 8 "Pressing" Tasks For Today

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents

The List. Always getting longer when you think you've made progress. It lives on scraps of paper or neatly on your phone -- and you live by it. Someti...

Spring Cleaning ... Or Not

Colleen Morton Busch | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Colleen Morton Busch

It's not what I do -- the item on the list -- that ultimately matters. What matters is why I put the task on the list in the first place. That's the energy that drives intention.

You Don't Have to Do it All

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

After a moment of desperation, I laughed out loud. Hopeless! The list is getting longer, not shorter. Do I really have to do everything I think I have to do? And my inner wisdom whispered, "No."