How many repeating tasks do you have in your life? That’s what we’re talking about today.


Think about the routine things you need to do every week every month or every year. How do you remember to do them all? Well, the secret to remembering to do them all is not to remember to do them all. The secret is to throw them in a system that reminds you at just the right time.

The last couple of weeks, we’ve been looking at entering tasks into Remember the Milk and organizing that list. Go back and look at some of the tasks that you have on your list. Click on the All Tasks button. Do you see any that need to be done not just once but on a repeating basis? In this week’s video, I show how to make repeating tasks in Remember The Milk.

It always helps to have some examples, so the podcast includes quite a few examples of repeating tasks I have. Grab something to write with and something to write on (either paper or digital). 

As you go through your day-to-day experiences, each time you put something on your list, ask yourself: “Am I doing this one time, or is this a repeater. If the task is a repeating task, set the repeating pattern and forget about it. Let the system do the remembering. Use your brain for more creative activities.

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