It feels good to mark tasks off your to-do list. Try adding tasks in your list for all the major things you need to complete so you can feel the sense of accomplishment in marking it complete once the work is done. If you take a few minutes to do this at the beginning of the day, it can help you to prioritize appropriately, understand your bandwidth for the day, and also feel good about accomplishing each task along the way.
I have a confession: I already created tasks for things I already did, just for the pleasure of checking it
+1- I’m guilty too