Why a New ADD ADHD Strategy?
One of Puryear’s Principles of Human Behavior:
Once we finally find something that works, we quit doing it.
I have strategies that work, and make my life better, but sometimes I drift away from them.
Do We Need Novelty?
So, do we need to keep changing our strategies? I’m taking a little different approach to my desktop used envelope immediate to – do list. ( my DUEITL)
I turn the envelope long wise and put a line down the middle. On the right, I list the next 5 to 10 things I need to do. On the left, I list the next two or three things I’m going to do. When I get one done, I cross it off, and pull one over from the right to the left and cross it off on the right.
Obviously, as life goes on, I can keep adding things to the right, but never let the list on the left get over three.
So far, it seems to be helping.
To Do List, New format, To Do List, New Format
Bonus New Strategy:
If you noticed the list on the bottom left, that’s my early morning schedule, what I need to do when I first get up. Since my life has gotten a little disarranged, I keep forgetting to do the basic things, and so I write down the schedule – walk the dog,eat breakfast, brush my teeth, etc. It helps, but you probably don’t need that.