We live and die by our to-do lists.
From priorities, daily activities, to short and long-term goals, the to-do list steers our purpose and directs our attention.
But then we get distracted. We lose motivation. We gravitate toward doing the other things that grab our immediate interest. These miscellaneous tasks — scrolling Instagram for instance — go outside the realm of structured procrastination.
We all know our big must complete tasks. There’s no need to write them down.
Perhaps the best call to action starts with making our bed or converting unnecessary busyness into idleness by allowing our mind to float.
It’s the unwritten habits, and the deliberate pauses in our day, that really set us up for the work we’re meant to do.