Secrets of Success

The "15 Minute" Rule



When I have a pile of clutter that needs organizing, or a tedious job I dislike doing, I set a timer for 15 minutes. I tell myself I must only work that long. Every time I end up working much longer--sometimes even finishing the job!

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This "trick" works for exercise too!

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  • This is a great FlyLady rule. Thanks for posting it! FlyLady is free at - by CAROLFAITHWALKR
  • That's a great idea, definitely going to try it next time and guess I need to check out FlyLady! - by JENG83
    I will have to try that since it is so hard for me to clean clutter!! - by LOSE4LIFE47
  • That's a great idea - thanks. - by TONI2011
    Awesome idea! - by TONIANN45
  • I will have to try it i bet it works.
    - by OUREB33
  • This absolutely works.

    It's FlyLady 101. If you're not familiar with her methods of decluttering check out her website or the FlyLady Team here on SparkPeople. - by CAPTHAMMER
    I'll have to implement this! Thanks for the tip!! - by ALEXANDRA64

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