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I keep two lists. One is "Things to do when I'm bored," which is often the source of emotional eating for me. The list contains things like get a manicure, pick a chore, take a shower or hot bath, exercise, read a good book, etc.

My second list is my project list. AND for bigger projects, I break it down into smaller pieces underneath that, so I can at least get PART of a project completed and feel like I've done something.

These lists help motivate me in more ways than one!

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  • what a great idea and such a motivating one! - by SWEETMOMMY41
  • Walk more than 10,000 steps a day; in other words, keep very active and try and eat more vegetables per meal than anything else. Stay away from SALT too! It works! I am almost down under 150 pounds... If I can do, we all can do it!

    Linda, CPT - by LINDA_ELLEN
  • Love the idea of a separate list of Things To Do When I'm Bored - by CAPTHAMMER
  • I'm a list maker, too, but the way you broke it down is so much more to the point! Thank you--I can't wait to get my notebook in my hands now! This will help... - by PKHOUSE

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