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To Do Lists

The Art Of Eliminating Your To-Do List

Samantha Bennett | Posted 04.15.2014 | 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.

Four Ways to Free Yourself From Your To-Do List

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

I tend to see my to-do list as something that will help me relieve anxiety -- when the to-do list gets smaller, so will my anxiety. Mistake. While it feels great to check things off the list, when there are still pending items I feel like a failure.

When You Get to the Buffet, Don't Put It ALL on Your Plate

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

Often when we feel we have a lot on our plates, it's about pleasing others, making them happy or doing what we are 'supposed to do.' Don't argue with me here. If you have kids, you fall into this pattern by accident and often.

The Playlist Your To-Do List Will Thank You For

Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What Productive People Do To Get It All Done

Posted 08.29.2013 | Healthy Living

By Hannah Morgan for U.S. News If you struggle to check everything off your list, you aren't alone. According to a 2012 survey by LinkedIn, only 1...

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.

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.

3 Little Tricks For Less Stress At Work

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Simone N. Sneed

No matter whether you are an intern or a CEO, all of us have moments where we feel overwhelmed at work. The trick is to know what to do when you feel this way so that you can make smart decisions that are intentional and not based merely on alleviating your discomfort.

Too Much to Do and What to Do About It

John Pavley | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

Naturally I turn to technology to help me out. Modern technology is awesome, but not enough. Here is my current, highly optimized, guide to personal productivity using a combination of technology, common sense, and ideas stolen (with love) from various experts and scientific studies.

Be in the Top 5!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I invite you to think about what deserves to be a priority on your to-do list so that you can be the best version of yourself for you and for others. Doing this requires proactive planning and some introspection.

Are You On Your Own List?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I invite you to determine those things that help keep you sane, and not only put them on your list, but make them as important as the things that have a hard-and-fast expiration date. Making sure you have to-dos for yourself will help make you more productive, focused, and effective.

Mile-Long To-Do List? How To Make More Time For You

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Think about what you could do with an extra hour or two each day. Would you be less stressed? Finally get around to that passion project? Maybe start a garden or have more nights out with the girls? Perhaps extra time is what you need to finally get to the gym?

18 Things You Should Start Saying Yes To

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 11.05.2012 | Women

N-o spells no. That's what your parents taught you when you were little, and you quickly learned to employ it whenever vegetables or a request to clea...

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.

Do You Procrastinate?

Christine Eilvig | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

I used to have very long "to do" lists. My energy would drop when I looked at them, because they reminded me of all the things I hadn't had time to get done. And because I didn't feel like finishing the things on my list, a heavy feeling quickly spread through my body.

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).

Stop Procrastinating! 5 Steps To Get The Job Done

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

As you slough the items off your to-do list and get closer to your goal of completion, be sure to notice your clear head, renewed energy, and increased momentum and focus. There is truly peace in completion -- enjoy it!

The 30-Day "Do Nothing" Challenge (For 5 Minutes a Day)

Liz Sterling, M.A. | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Liz Sterling, M.A.

Did you know that doing nothing, in the true sense of the word, can be overwhelming if we attempt to do too much nothing at once -- so we're supposed to do small nothings at first? Five minutes a day seems reasonable.

How Stopping To Smell The Roses Can Transform Your Day

Gregg McBride | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Take some time to just be in your own head whenever you're walking to or from your next destination. You just might be surprised what wonderful, beautiful and (sometimes) top secret message the universe has in store for you.

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...

To Life Without...

Misha Lyuve | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

From ART BEAUTY LIFE blog. My never-ending to-do list... donate the clothes I don't wear Its numerous items crawl into my head as I go to sleep a...

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."

Death, Taxes and To-Do Lists: You Can Take the Sting Out of One of Them

Janet Carlson | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Janet Carlson

I've found a way to tame the "to-do list" beast. It came to me a few years ago, when I was trying to establish a better balance between work and whatever else.

A Surprising Way To Combat Memory Loss

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.29.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

As much as I dislike Rick Perry, I totally got how he couldn't remember the third federal department he plans on eliminating if we elect him President. Now finally, we have something to blame for those unfortunately named "senior moments."