Here’s something freeing to realize:
Your to-do list will never be done.
Before you think, “Kelly, that’s depressing – not freeing,” let me offer a different perspective:
It’s an incredibly powerful thing to realize and truly absorb.
You will never be done with all your work projects, all the laundry, all the cooking and cleaning, all the house projects, all the kids-related stuff, etc.
Just like you’ll never be done reading all the books you want to read, all the hikes you want to go on, all the restaurants you want to try out (man, I miss eating out).
Since you literally cannot finish your to-do list, let go of the pressure to get it all done RIGHT NOW.
Okay…but it’s easier said than done, right?
It’s hard to NOT see those 49 things on the list when you’re trying to relax.
Well, what if you could figure out when you’ll do those things – and then hide them until you were going to do them?
You’d get to avoid that “looming to-do’s” feeling.
You’d get to feel accomplished at the end of the day, not defeated by your never-ending to-do list.
And you’d still know they’d get done because they’d circle back around when it was time to do them.
And THAT’s why I’m such a big advocate for putting all of it in your calendar – because that’s exactly what happens.
When you put your tasks in your calendar and spread them out over time, you create a game plan that accounts for the fact you’ll never get it all done – AND STILL allows you to feel accomplished today and enjoy downtime without anxiety about when the rest of it will get done.
It’s freeing and amazing for your confidence!
If you want help setting up this system in a non-overwhelming, doable way, I’d love to show you how. Learn more about it here. It’s effective and weirdly fun, and I’d love to see you in there.