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How to manage to-do lists

Making a to-do list takes effort, so use one for new and difficult tasks, not for daily tasks like clearing your inbox or getting dressed.

It is useful to move more of your tasks into the "automatic" space so that you need to spend less effort thinking about them. The key is to establish routines. If something is showing up regularly on your to-do list, it may be because you find it effortful.

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Consider it done! is a research paper written by E. J. Masicampo and Roy F. Baumeister. The authors state that once we commit to a particular plan of action to complete a task, we think less about that task.

When we plan to complete a task, 

Make the things you do more fun, such as listening to a podcast while you jog.

To-do lists are effective to keep us aware of our goals. Simply maintaining awareness of our goals helps us to feel disciplined.

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