I created an Excel spreadsheet to track my online purchases. That way, I can free up head space for other things instead of trying to remember what all I bought. Because I buy a lot. And my memory is bad.
It’s kind of like making a to-do list, which I’ve talked about in a previous post (see Advance or happenstance?). Lists create a space where I can park my thoughts, removing them from inside my head and thereby helping me to ease my mind. This spreadsheet just took me to another level of crazy calm (emphasis on the crazy).
Here’s a blank Excel sheet, in case you need one: OnlineOrders