Well obviouslie Timmie should head this list, but there’s lots of other things I like to do.
One of them is make lists. I reallie reallie like making lists. I think it stems from childhood. When I was in 2nd or 3rd grade I was diagnosed with ADD and they tried a bunch of different drugs… all of which I hated, but I also went to time management counseling.
I learned all sorts of coping strategies… which in the long run helped me a lot more, because (A) drugs are expensive and (B) I still hate all the drugs. One of the coping strategies was list making.
And it gives me a sense of accomplishment… a false one, but there none the less. I can sit down and make up a list of all the things I want to do and maybe I only ever do about three things on that list, but I can feel accomplished.
They also give me something to do when I’m TECHNICALLIE busie. Like now. If I used my Google calendar properlie it would schedule this time as “Busie”, but I’m not actuallie doing all that much. Similairlie tho, I can’t be doing anything else.
So I make lists of all the things I need to do, things I could be doing… should be doing, but am not. And it makes me feel better. Less stressed.
I’m one of those people who when something goes wrong, I don’t want platitudes, I want a plan. So when my life is filled with things to do I try to make a plan. These are things I NEED to do. Things I’d LIKE to do. Things that I’d do if I have free time.
Prioritize… I learned that in nursing school.
Now list making isn’t the only thing I like to do, but when I should be busie… it’s near the top of the list.