‘To-do’ or not ‘To-do’

My learnings

  • To-do lists are extremely useful to me when I have a fixed priority. Ex — When I had the fixed priority of studying for IIT-JEE, I could add items to my to-do list that I’d actually care to do!
  • To-do lists give me an extra sense of accomplishment when I strike them off.
  • To-do lists are impractical for me during times of extremely uncertain priorities. Ex — If my priority can change instantaneously between studying and playing computer games, having a to-do item, ‘Study for two hours’ is impractical. I don’t feel the need of tracking items that I don’t prioritize!

So what?

  • To-do lists are extremely useful tools when you have your priorities straight. Use it to keep track of your goals and make sure you gain an extra sense of accomplishment by striking off the said to-do item.
  • If you don’t have clear priorities, to-do lists may not be useful to you. Instead of wasting your time on building to-do lists that might not work, take some time to set up your priorities!

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Abhishek Rathan Athreya

Abhishek Rathan Athreya

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Self-Improvement blogger. Motivational speaker. Technology Enthusiast.