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    Updated on Jan 1, 2019. Posted on Jun 4, 2017

    This Weekly To-Do List Setup Is Low-Key Genius

    It will either inspire you or stress you out.

    Hello, friends and fellow lovers of pen-and-paper to-do lists! I have something to share that I think you're gonna like.

    Rachel Miller / Via instagram.com

    Perhaps you, like me, create a fresh new to-do list every single day.

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    For years, I've used the same format for my daily to-dos: two columns, with work tasks on the left and home-related tasks on the right. Each day I rewrite unfinished tasks from the day before on the new day's list. Then I write my daily diary entries below the list in a "notes" section.

    Pretty simple/boring stuff!!!

    But I recently came across this cool weekly list setup on Insta that's pretty brilliant:

    To make it easier to spot their top priorities at a glance, they add larger boxes on the opposite page and write in the three most important tasks for each day:

    So, I started doing a modified version of this a couple weeks ago: I put my work tasks on the left...

    Rachel Miller / BuzzFeed

    ...and home tasks + events on the right...

    Rachel Miller / BuzzFeed

    (FYI, after a couple of weeks, I stopped breaking out the days for the home-related tasks, since they are basically never time-sensitive.)

    And then I make a separate one just for weekends:

    Rachel Miller / BuzzFeed

    I like it because it takes up less space in my $17 journal, I don't have to rewrite tasks every day, and I can leave my journal open at work without my diary entries hanging out!

    Rachel Miller / BuzzFeed

    Pen & paper to-do lists 4 lyfe!

    1. What do you think of this setup?

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      It's beautiful! I'm into it!
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      TBH, it stresses me out.
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      I'm equal parts stressed and inspired!!!

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