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This may gave already been posted--15 minutes per day keeps the clutter away, one way to beat the clutter is set the timer for 15 minutes and start putting away items in one room, when the timer rings, you're done for today. Do this each day and you will be caught up before you know it. Know this you can do a lot in 15 minutes when you are focused on only one task.

- Submitted by BLOOMING52 7/14/2011 in Organization | 7 Comments
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DIRTYBUNNY 10/31/2011 12:50:00 PM

    This is a mini version of what I did with our kids when they were growing up. EVERYONE living in our house has their own schedule, but they also have to "give" thirty minutes to the general household's benefit. They can choose any thirty minute task they want, but it encourages them to look beyond just what helps them out (their own clean laundry, etc.) to what makes the whole house run smoother. The fifteen minute thing is do-able for even the most distracted or short-attention spanned, and the timer helps you to focus on the task at hand. Professional cleaning services use this technique (the timer) as well when training their employees--each room should only take so much time. It's a good discipline to master!
SCRAPGAL22 7/20/2011 10:54:00 PM

    I love the idea of the timer, maybe it will keep me more focused! I have the "easily distracted, start 10 things and never finish one disease"!
GREATLEIGH 3/3/2012 11:18:00 PM

    Thanks, just what I needed to read today as I've been fighting with my home office for a while now and I just need to refocus and do 15 minutes a day until its working for me again. emoticon
NORASPAT 7/21/2011 10:23:00 AM

    Grandkids are visiting, I am going to try this with them today. Thanks Pat in Maine.
KICKINGIT@56 7/14/2011 11:48:00 PM

    It's a great way to stop procrastinating, anyone can spare 15 minutes!
GODDESS181 7/14/2011 11:18:00 PM

    Sounds doable. Thanks for the great tip!
BEEBEE1936 7/14/2011 10:29:00 PM

    Sounds like a great idea , I think I will try it. emoticon

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