One of the biggest timesavers is to set a timer/alarm to go off when you need to start dinner. On days you’re so busy to watch the clock, it can get too late to start cooking a meal. Actually, setting the timer to remind you it is time to do any task can be a huge timesaver.
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Depending on what room you are usually in that last half hour before you leave either set your kitchen timer or an alarm clock so it goes off as a warning that you need to wrap things up and get going.
Work third shift. I need out of the house by10:30 pm. I set the second alarm on my alarm clock to go off on the radio setting at 10:00 pm so I realize need to be wrapping things up. Live alone so set it loud enough that I can hear it anywhere in the house. Kitchen timers work well also.
For people overwhelmed with too much to do and not enough time. Either set the timer for ten minutes to clean as fast as you can or choose to toss, donate or put away ten things. When not faced with trying to complete the whole task it is easier to get started.
Once I have set the timer and gotten started with the task, I often find I have finished the job before I know it.
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