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Keep 2 To-Do lists.  One is for tasks you need to do today, the other for ongoing or less urgent tasks.  On your Today list, try to cap it at 3 items or less, marking one as the most important that must be completed today.  If you have trouble deciding which task is most important, let me tell you from personal experience: it’s the one you want to do the least.  Everything else goes on your Ongoing to-do list.

The reason for 2 lists is to reduce the stress and turbidity associated with having to look through a 30-item monstrosity whenever you want to check what you have to do.  Three is a more manageable number, and once these are crossed off, you can always do something else from your Ongoing list or just wait until tomorrow to add 3 more to the queue.

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