Q: “Doing housekeeping is flat-out boring. I actually have a tough time getting began, if I start in any respect. Then, because I wait so long between cleanings, the work seems overwhelming. How can I make housekeeping more manageable and (possibly) enjoyable?”
Routine and a good playlist will assist you. Here’s find out how to begin: Open a music app, or activate a radio, and use this as a soundtrack in your nightly routine of cleansing the kitchen after dinner. If it is completed every night, this task mustn’t take greater than 10 to quarter-hour. Then select one other time of day — perhaps right after you get home from work — once you crank up the music and do a 10-minute (set an alarm) manic tidying, going room to room. Again, if done day by day, 10 minutes should do it.
If the kitchen is clean and the house tidy, then deep cleansing — a once-a-week chore alternating floors and baths—mustn’t be overwhelming. Higher yet, in the event you can afford it, get a housecleaner to return every other week for the floors and bathrooms. Finally, keep in mind that the less items you own, the less there may be to scrub and tidy, so wherever possible, reduce possessions and commit to a minimalist lifestyle. Good luck!
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