Making Lists to Ease Anxiety

Surprisingly, one of the simplest actions that can help ease anxiety is making a list. Yes! Apparently making lists to ease anxiety has been around for a long time. I’ve always been a list kind of person–it was a necessity in coping with A.D.D. I’m getting off track a bit, but often women with A.D.D. are hyper-organized because from a young age we learn that is how we can function. I was diagnosed in my 40s, but have been meticulously organized since I was a child. Makes sense.

Back to the lists. There are several types of lists that can be helpful in dealing with anxiety. I’ll touch on two that I use on a regular basis and give you links to other resources and articles discussing the benefits of lists. Ready?

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