How does your list of tasks and to-dos look?

November is National Family Caregivers Month and this year the theme according to the Caregiver Action Network is “Caregiving Around the Clock”

Common phrases you may hear from yourself or another family caregiver are “I’m so tired” or “I wish I had time for myself”. Sometimes there are no words, just tears symbolizing overwhelm and potentially a sign of caregiver burnout.

To compliment this year’s National Family Caregivers Month theme, this post will focus on how to harvest more time for yourself and specifically how to tackle the never ending list of tasks.

Whether your to-do list is neatly organized in a digital tool or on the back of a receipt, a napkin, or taking up space in your head the premise is the same…these things require attention from us.

For each task, we can either delete, delegate, combine, or schedule it. Let’s explore each of these four task actions. (more…)

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