If you ask my wife or any of my co-workers, they'll tell you I'm obsessed with listed. I have multi to-do lists going at all times. I actually have layers of to-do lists...I have a daily one, a weekly one, and so on.
But, what if that to-do list is actually working against me? Wired.com recently did a story about a "Someday-Maybe-Later list. Dr. Stacy S. Kim, a life coach, says, "Set aside or postpone tasks to help remove some of the immediate stressors so you can focus", basically suggesting that the list itself can be a source of anxiety if or when we don't check everything off.
Maybe for me, it would be a little of both, I'll make a TO DO and LATER DO list. Kim says making these lists "instills you with the power to prioritize, say no, delegate, and postpone!
Click HERE to see the full story from Wired!