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I've been trying to stick to one specific platform/Method for maintaining ToDo list and live with it consistently. But I really don't why, I've been dropping out from the routine for every few months.
I keep changing the methods, Like to write them offline on paper/notebook. Then I ditch these papers & stick to online tools like Trello. Again I drop out. I've tried Evernote, Google Keep, Google spreadsheet, WonderList & a dozen more apps. I can make a long list of them. It just works for few months and I break out again. Among all these candidates, a simple excel sheet has been relatively done better. Finally I keep going back to this sheet. What I dislike the most is me taking notes on Notepad with Dates marked. AS IF I'm going to do it so regularly. If I search my disks, I find a hundred ToDo.txt files. I just totally dislike this scattered junk on my machine.
It's not about the App/Method/Tools I think it's with me really. Some kind of mental fatigue while following something compulsively. I just wanted to know is it just me or someone else is there who drops out from this ToDo maintenance routine?
Starting to think people post kid pics in their profiles because that was the last time they were cute - Jeremy.
I used to keep my ToDo list on Postit notes stuck to the wall above my bin. Highest priority, furthest from the bin, obviously. Anything which ended up in the bin was by definition nothing I wanted to worry about...
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
My own TODO list:
1. Make a TODO list (check)
2. Check off the first item on the TODO list (check)
3. Realize you've already accomplished two things on the list (check)
4. Reward yourself with a nap! (in progress)
"To Do Is To Be." - Socrates
"To Be Is To Do." - Sartre
"Do Be Do Be Do." - Sinatra
"I intend to live forever - so far, so good." Steven Wright
"I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met." Also Steven Wright
"I'm addicted to placebos. I could quit, but it wouldn't matter." Steven Wright yet again.
So, really, by implementing a ToDo list you've just given yourself even more to do. Furthermore, if it maintains a hierarchy, which it must by definition of its very existence, well, To Do: see next paragraph.
I've a mental list of snarky remarks I could have put in this reply, but really, if you can't remember what it was on its own merit it probably wasn't that important, anyway.
Cheer yourself up: as these urgent tasks fade into oblivion, don't fret - they've just gone home quietly - without disturbing you. Now - just do likewise.
I've a mental list of snarky remarks I could have put in this reply
And, thank you for not including them
«When I consider my brief span of life, swallowed up in an eternity before and after, the little space I fill, and even can see, engulfed in the infinite immensity of spaces of which I am ignorant, and which know me not, I am frightened, and am astonished at being here rather than there; for there is no reason why here rather than there, now rather than then.» Blaise Pascal