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 housework. This works for me!
I have a schedule for what I do each day for inside, and just do a bit of what needs doing outside each day.
I have found that this really helps, and gives me a feeling of accomplishment.
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It has lately occurred to me that the reason I never get anything done in the house or yard is that I do too many other things. I write all those other things in my day planner, but I fill the day planner up & then there's no time for housework or yardwork! I need to write time for chores in too!
I am just not one of those people who is ever going to enjoy going to the gym and working out on a regular basis. Therefore, I try to incorporate exercise through fun activities, such as hiking, biking, canoeing, etc. or useful activities, such as housework & yardwork. It just makes my life much more enjoyable :)
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