- I can get the most important, urgent things accomplished every night.
- Most tasks only take five minutes. A lot can be done in 300 seconds--believe me. When the amount of different chores seems daunting, I remind myself of this fact.
- If I tackle the most difficult, time-consuming, least appealing item on the list first, everything else begins to flow and get finished.
- If it is really getting late and I'm too tired to keep going, I turn off all the lights. The house does not look nearly as messy in the dark.
October 14, 2009
The Long, Long, Long List
...of things to do never ends. It can be quite overwhelming. Especially on a weeknight when I am trying to get the boys in bed so I can start my third job (housework). I've learned a few things that help me stay calm.