How often, during the day, do we add things to our “mental list”. I need to pay that bill, or get that gift ready. Avoid cluttering your mind in one of two ways:
1. Just do it the minute that you think of it. Don’t put the small things aside. Send that email now, or make the quick phone call. When we dwell on things, we spend more times thinking about them, than just doing the task.
2. Make note of it. A literal “note”. It may be a piece of paper in your car, or a chalk board in your kitchen, or perhaps a task list in your phone. It doesn’t matter: do what works for you. But – write it down, get it out of your mind. Move on.