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Open loops act as a drag on your attention. It pops up at the wrong time, or leave you worried that there's something you're forgetting.
If you store them somewhere else, then your brain can stop struggling to keep them, and you'll find yourself more focused and relaxed, even if you have not finished any of the tasks.
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We often feel overwhelmed when we have too many tasks floating around in our heads. One way to calm that feeling of anxiety is to follow productivity guru David Allen's advice: You really should capture your open loops.
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