Make Yourself a NOT To-Do List
Recently I was challenged to do a task that I knew wasn’t going to be helpful to me. It was a generic call out to a group. I thought through the reason that challenge was being given and then politely said, I wasn’t going to participate. I found a great coach who instead congratulated me on not doing the challenge.
I thought we all have this long list of To Do’s that cause us angst as we struggle to check them off. It felt good to know I had something already settled. I have some things in my daily routine that already help me.
What would be on your list of things you should NOT 'To-Do'?
For me I shouldn't combine too many outside activities into one week. I can handle one outside-the-normal appointment without going a bit wacky each week. In my schedule, one doctor appointment or one speaking engagement a week, one out of office visit, or one trip to visit with a friend is comfortable. Trying to add more than just one thing can make me a bit bonkers.
For me I shouldn't try to stay up past 10pm. I just shouldn't do that. I fall asleep any way so I don't enjoy whatever I am trying to enjoy.
For me I shouldn't try to put my vitamins away in the cupboard. I need the constant reminder of them being on my counter, in order for me to take them each day.
For me, I shouldn't make three new recipes in one day. I just don't have that extra time to spend in the kitchen.
For me I shouldn't go to the grocery store while I am hungry. I am tempted just like most people by the wonderful smells coming from the bakery or the lure of chocolate at the check-out line.
What should be on your NOT 'To-Do List'?
To Your Best Health,