Doing housework is not "my thing." My profile picture is more aspirational than representative of what I love doing. Likewise with working in the yard. I took a play from the SparkGuy's playbook, and tried making a LITTLE goal. Now I do 20 min. per day of work outside, and 20 min. per day of hou...
I have started using a pedometer. I live in a climate where I can peg my washing out. To make me do more steps I put the peg basket a few metres to the right of the washing line and the washing baskets a few metres to the left. So I walk to the peg basket, grab some pegs, walk to the washing bask...
I love working out at my gym, but when I'm home, I 'trick' myself into sneaking in a little extra. I do 10-15 minutes of cardio, and then I get to answer a SP mail, play a game on one of my Teams, or write a quick note to a SP friend. Helps me with housework, too!
Simply by adding 1-2 drops of pure almond extract or pure vanilla extract to a gallon of paint and stirring it up and using it will neutralize the nasty "fresh paint" smell. Also, it is such a small addition, it won't affect the color of the paint.
Exercise is part of everyday life. In past generations, they had a lot of functional exercise built into their lives, and that is what I work on everyday. I live, and take a few more steps, or lift something, and get up during commercials and do housework. - Submitted by ITGALLO 5/13/2010 in Exercise | 0 Comments
I find that when writing notes as reminders to do chores, if I address them to myself as if I was my own significant other I'm more likely to do them. "Sweetie, could you take out the trash, please?" is just much more loving and caring than, "Trash."
I stand instead of sit while doing tasks, folding laundry, pc work, writing, reading also instead of making 1 large delivery of items to the bedrooms upstairs, I purposely make several trips up and down the stair's also do leg lifts and stretches while watching t.v. but really do not count.