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Lists: An anxiety-reducing tool

I've been writing lists for years. Sticky-notes all over my work space. In small piles and scattered; colours of the rainbow a pretty contrast to my black desk.


A phone upgrade with a note taking app removed the paper all together (almost); shopping lists, reminders and lists were carried with me everywhere my phone and I went.


Starting the business brought back an A4 size notebook (welcome back paper) and with that,

'to do' lists live within those pages.


And what a difference it can make to my state of mind, with or without a list.


Without: anxiety, stress, pressure, feeling a little overwhelmed, unproductive...


With: direction, structure, productivity, a feeling of achievement when something is ticked off...


And less anxiety.



What is your day-to-day method to keep your stress levels down?