I keep a wish list in my notebook that sits here by the computer. Every once in a while I spot something for sale online that makes me stop, say to myself "Hey, I like that and want to get one of those." For example, the other day I wish listed a purchase that I plan to make in the next few weeks. I was looking into cat proof window screens for the house. I am a Do It Yourselfer and buy in bulk so I was comparison shopping for the super strong screen material that Charlie wouldn't be able to destroy.
In about three seconds I bookmarked the listing I was looking at and made a written note to myself on my wish list. For me, the written note is the equivalent of putting my wish to get something "in the vault" so I won't forget about it. The wish list I keep on paper is a couple of pages long, has easily a hundred things on it and helps me to focus... Read More