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The role of routine in managing my mental health (and why it’s crucial to break my own rules)

By December 18, 2022No Comments

Jocelyn Doyle shares the daily strategy that keeps her sane — and realises why rules really do need to be broken


Here are some truths about me.

I am a list-maker. I have lists for everything: TV shows I plan on watching; future tattoos; the songs I want played at my funeral; what I currently have in the freezer. My life revolves around two separate daily to-do lists (one work, one personal), as well as objectives for the year, broken down into smaller tasks for each month.

Jocelyn Doyle shares the daily strategy that keeps her sane — and realises why rules really do need to be broken

Here are some truths about me.

I am a list-maker. I have lists for everything: TV shows I plan on watching; future tattoos; the songs I want played at my funeral; what I currently have in the freezer. My life revolves around two separate daily to-do lists . . .

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