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To-Do - Any tasks that are one-time actions.
Daily - Tasks that must be done once per day on specific days of the week.
Plus Habit - Any action that you want to perform more.
Bad Habit - Any action you want to stop doing.
Reward - Tasks that you do for enjoyment can be set up as Rewards, which are things to buy using the gold you earn by completing Dailies and To-Dos and by practicing Plus Habits. However you can also use the other task types for enjoyable tasks, if you need to encourage yourself to take breaks instead of over-working.
- Repetition: Habits and Dailies are tasks you know will be repeated. To-Dos are one-time tasks with little or no repetition, like getting a root canal or attending a party.
- Schedule: Dailies can happen max once per day. They are items that occur on a schedule, whether that is every day, weekdays only, weekends only, or specific days of the week. To-Dos will be accomplished once or as often as you re-create them. Habits are activated as often as you do/do not perform the habit.
- Penalties: Habits and To-Dos have no penalty for not doing something in a timely manner. Dailies automatically penalize you if you don't complete them by the end of the days on which they are scheduled (see Daily)
- Motivation: Habits can serve to stimulate doing something different or new, or penalize for doing something bad. Dailies can serve to build discipline for some recurring task. A To-Do can motivate accomplishing something that will not be repeated often, or at all.
So, if your task is a one off, make it a To-Do. If you need to work on something consistently, like quitting smoking or eating more healthily, make it a Habit. Enter scheduled, repeatable tasks, such as taking your dog for its morning walk, as Dailies. Dailies are also good for habits or once-off tasks that you really need to work on, because you will be automatically penalized for every day you put them off.