I want to jump right in with something a bit abstract that I like.


I love making lists. I like to-do lists, packing lists, countdowns, budgets (kind of), etc.

The most recent list I’ve been working on is a list of post ideas. It’s one of the most fun lists I’ve made because it’s just a list of things that I like. Everything on this master list is a thing that makes me happy. It’s got 38 items on it right now, and I think that’s pretty good because each one has the potential to become a blog post.

Female hand holding a pen and writing a plan in a planner

By Natalie B @ Pexels.com – Female hand holding a pen and writing a plan in a planner

I like lists so much because they are a way to organize thoughts. I like how flexible lists are.  Lists are like the next step after freewriting in a project for me. After I’ve taken the time to get some of my thoughts out about an idea, lists are a way to start organizing those thoughts so that I can do something with it.

How I use lists

  • bill tracking.
  • using the Bullet Journal system to keep all my to-do lists in one place and keep me organized and motivated in my day-to-day life.
  • to help me get back on track when I get overwhelmed.
  • grocery shopping and remembering all the things that I went to the store for.

In the time it has taken me to write this post I’ve also started a new list and added to my big post ideas list. I like how just writing something down can take a little bit of the weight off of me trying to remember it.

Do you love making lists? Do you love having a list to use to get things done?