- Pulled in 100 different directions at once?
- Busy, really busy, but can’t for the life of you feel like you’ve accomplished anything?
- Hard on yourself?
If so, The Remarkable Year is for you.
I’m a recovering to-do list aholic, and I’m very optimistic in the early hours of Monday mornings.
My to-do lists used to be epic.
I’d roll over all the unfinished to-dos from the week before, and I’d add to them:
- Run ten miles! I didn’t run last week, why do I think I can do ten miles this week?
- Write 10,000 words! Last week, I wrote 5,000 words. Maybe I can double it.
Then, inevitably, the week would end, my workout clothes would still be clean from last week’s laundry, and my writing would be… undone.
I was frustrated.
How am I getting to the end of the week without actually accomplishing anything?
The next week, I thought I’d look at the problem in a different way. I took a blank piece of paper, and every time I did something, I’d write it down.
I grouped things together, and by the end of the week, I loved what I saw.
I was doing things!
The problem wasn’t my ambition, the problem was my to-do list!
I kept it up for a few weeks, and realized… I was onto something.
What if I could create a calendar/planner/goal tracker that kept track of the “to-done list” for the entire year?
That’s how The Remarkable Year was born.