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How to Simplify Your To-Do List

Organization isn’t an innate skill. It’s something you develop over time, using specific strategies that work for your ADHD brain. In this video, Lisa Woodruff explains one easy trick to get more done and open up more time in your schedule.

Do you walk into a disorganized room and find yourself paralyzed and overwhelmed — unsure where or how to get started? It doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you. Many adults with ADHD have trouble with task initiation — getting started, but also finishing the task at hand.

The best solution is to limit your to-do list to one item, even when you have ten things you want to get done. Why? Simple is better when it comes to getting things done. When you experience success crossing that one things off, you’re much more likely to keep going.

In this video, from her ADDitude webinar titled “Everything in Its Place: The ADHD Guide to Better Organization,” Lisa Woodruff, explains how to change the way you prioritize:

Learn More About To-Do Lists for Adults with ADHD:

1. Top Article: Your Get-Stuff-Done Guide
2. Download: Finish Your To-Do List TODAY
3. Watch: Turn Your To-Do List Into a Daily Action Plan
4. Read: Get the Most Out of Your To-Do List
5. Listen to:  “It’s About Time: Understanding the Science of Time Management with ADHD” with Ari Tuckman, Psy.D., MBA

Updated on May 24, 2019

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  1. I love the use of the short teaching Video!
    Feels much more personal.
    Don’t have time for a full length webinar most days,
    but do have a minute or two to watch a clip.

    Love it! Would like to see this used more!

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