I have a lot of things I think I will get done today. I will not. Writing them all down is a good idea; then I need to make a shorter list, five or less. Then I need to pick one and do it. When that one is done, the day has been a success. Then I can pick another one if there’s still time. In coping with ADD or ADHD, excess expectations set us up for failure and demoralization, which leads to more failure.