I've seen a few people use various reminder methods for ADHD and other executive dysfunction/memory issues, and I've used many myself, but as of yesterday I'm trying this method where I have key tags labelled with various tasks attached to carabiners and then I wear the one with the ones I need to do today on myself around the house and it rattles and reminds me stuff needs doing, it worked great yesterday and I'm hoping to keep using it!

The green carabiner is today's task, red is storage for things I don't need to do and the gold one is completed tasks!

I have some labelled Task A, Task B, etc which are for one off rather than regular tasks (which are written on my to do list), and all the others are labelled with specific daily or regular tasks!

wow people enjoy this! and I've been doing an excellent job of productivity today, though currently at the stage of sorting paperwork that's "this is all a big mess I wanna give up"

@wolfie this is a really cool idea to realise the list physically!

@kawaiipunk yes it keeps reminding me it exists, paper notes just sort of fade away out of awareness after a while, and I love my todo list app but it also doesn't stay in my awareness enough to keep me motivated!

@wolfie oh! I saw someone on tiktok use that but on their wrist like a bracelet!

@eloisa that sounds cool, I've seen people use those letter beads that you can make bracelets and such from to make the reminder tags which is a lot more crafty than I had the time for (also we have so many key tags it's good to find a use for some of them!)

@wolfie oooh, those sound cute, but also way more troublesome. I feel like I'd end up without any energy by the time I finished the making the "list" in those. xD

@wolfie That’s really smart! What’s your plan for when you get used to the rattling?

@lilletale lol, I've not thought that far ahead (and hope it won't be as likely to happen as it would with paper or computer/phone to do lists!)

@cassolotl ah yes, I remember someone on mastodon had a nifty solution for a similar thing! this is a really interesting idea, thanks for letting us know how it's going!

@wolfie OMG, this might be the re-usable solution I've been looking for. I love lists, but I hate remaking them and wasting paper, but digital lists just don't cut it.

@wolfie @JohnBrownJr I saw this on the clock app today and sent it to you, it's good idea jeans

@wolfie This is a neat option! Especially for going out.

Personally I've found with ADHD we need to keep changing up how we do things (need for novelty, whee!) so it's always good to share these ideas

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