I Make Lists
I'm sometimes overcome with the feeling that there's simply too much to be done, and I'm paralyzed with indecision about where to begin. Getting my personal and professional to-dos and deadlines down on paper is crucial. Once I've got a tangible compilation of tasks, the mental hurdle of taking action doesn't seem so tall. Plus, checking off completed items provides a much-needed sense of accomplishment that helps to put me at ease.