I am a huge fan of lists.
I make them for nearly everything... from the grocery list
It also helps me to see when I have too much on my plate & I need to cross off or redistribute items.
Putting your words onto paper can be powerful. Hanging in my studio, one of my favorite quotes by Mary Anne Radmacher is "The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself."
Need some wordly inspiration? Visit her site for her "tuckers" that you can put around your house, in your purse, in your car, wherever you feel you may need a moment of inspiration...