The to-do list is something we come back to time and again here at Lifehacker. We’ve shown you how to get back to basics to make your to-do list worthwhile, but we keep coming across new tips like sorting your list by emotion to give yourself motivation.
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But there are times when, even if you have that list, you are feeling just too low and want to procrastinate. Allison Graham of Fast Company has the trick to be productive even in such a mood: create a list of ‘nice-to-do’ items that are either fun or require little energy from you, so you do them without wasting your time.
For example, reading industry magazines, organising folders on your computer, rearranging your filing cabinet, exporting and reviewing your contact lists on social media. The list of activities that can be included on your low-energy list is endless.
She shares a few more tricks on overcoming procrastination in the link below.
7 Tip For Battling — And Even Embracing — Procrastination [Fast Company]