Forget those resolutions--they are nothing more than a yearlong to-do list. In fact, forget your daily to-do lists, too. They are unreasonable. Embrace your inner procrastinator. Your chores will wait for you. I promise you nobody is going to break into your house and do your laundry and clean the refrigerator while you're out having lunch with a girlfriend.
Be honest: you're not going to finish all that stuff. And even if you do, there will just be a whole new list tomorrow. You'll still do the really important stuff most of the time. And if you screw up occasionally, oh well, it was bound to happen sometime, list or no list.
If you MUST keep a daily list, try keeping a "have-done list." Instead of starting your day with a page full of obligations that puts you behind before your feet even hit the floor, begin your day with a blank sheet of paper. Then every time you do something, anything, write it on the list. You will be amazed at how much you accomplish every day.
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