No more “to-do” lists — your life is an operating system with daily upgrades

I don’t like to think of myself as being highly susceptible to reverse psychology, but when it comes to my inner manipulator, I’m a real patsy. This is no more apparent than with the effect “to-do” lists have on me.

Not so much the list in and of itself, but the way in which my brain responds to the compound word “to-do” at the top of the page, which registers with me as a directive, and so deep within my subconscious, the sheet of paper itself is seen as a finger-wagging authority figure. If you’re a…