Taming the To-Do List: How to Choose Your Best Work Every Day (Paperback)
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No matter how hard women work or how much they accomplish in a day, there's lingering anxiety and guilt over what they "didn't" do. We just wish the world would stop for a day so we could catch up.
Glynnis Whitwer has identified what makes us feel so overburdened--and it's probably not what you think. "Taming the To-Do List" exposes a seismic shift in our society: from one in which most of us were proactive toward one where we now carry the burden of having to "respond"--to every email, text, tweet, and message we receive. This major shift creates a cycle where everyone else sets the priorities for our days, rather than us designing our own lives.
"Taming the To-Do List" addresses this significant change in how we manage our time and the issue of procrastination from a woman's point of view. It addresses the common household tasks many women put off, like doing housework and scheduling doctor's appointments, and moves on to the larger, more life-impacting delays of dreams and goals. Combining practical, easy-to-apply advice with solid research and biblical truth, this book" "is a compassionate yet challenging message of hope for those struggling to choose their "best" work over "busy" work.
About the Author
Glynnis Whitwer, executive director of communications for Proverbs 31 Ministries, is a regular contributor to "Encouragement for Today," the Proverbs 31 email devotional, reaching over a million women each day. She is the author of" I Used to Be So Organized," "When Your Child Hurts," and "work@home: A Practical Guide for Women Who Want to Work from Home," and the coauthor of "Everyday Confetti." Glynnis, her husband, Tod, and their five children live in Arizona. She blogs regularly at www.glynniswhitwer.com.