“The best way to get something done is to begin.” ~Author Unknown
In the business world of organizing, there is actually a calendar of events. Can you believe that- a calendar? One more thing or event to keep up with, you say? Well, this can actually be a good thing. If you take these “events” and add a few elements of each of them to your life, you might just find yourself more organized than you thought you could be.
This second week of March is National Procrastination Week
Webster’s dictionary online defines procrastination as:
— pro·cras·ti·na·tion to put off intentionally the doing of something that should be done
I don’t know about you, but I’m very guilty of this more times than not. There are reasons we put things off- they seem too hard; we are a perfectionist, or we are afraid of what others will say or think of our job or decisions. Try and take some time and contemplate what issue is yours, and then vow to make a difference.
Take the tasks that you have been putting off, and break them down into segments. Set a timer and work on one of them 15 minutes a day. You can do anything for 15 minutes, and you will surprise at what you accomplish. Another way is by being accountable to someone. Tell a friend your goals and let them help you work through them.
How does this tie in to our laundry room discussion this month? Have you put off your laundry this week? How many loads have you done? Last week we discussed organizing your laundry room to save time and to make it an enjoyable place for you to be. Did you make any changes to your space or routine?
If not, do one thing now that will make your laundry task easier for the next time you do laundry. You will be happy you did!
Tip: Print this handy stain chart from Better Homes and Gardens, and place in your laundry space for quick reference. If you have cabinets in your space, tape on the inside of your cabinet door.