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The Power Of 15 Minutes


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Set a timer for 15 minutes and choose an activity you are having trouble with. Pull out just what you can do in that 15 minutes. When the timer goes off it is time to do something else. Spend a minute to put it the project away. You will be amazed at what you can accomplish in just 15 minutes.

- Submitted by 4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 4/6/2010 in Organization | 9 Comments
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DIANE7786 4/7/2010 5:09:00 AM

    I play the 15 min game for the tasks that seem to get left behind. I choose one, like straightening kitchen drawers. In a few days they are perfect and it didn't seem like a huge chore.
SHASUN 4/18/2010 6:37:00 AM

    I have already made this habit a part of my daily lifestyle - and it truly is amazing how much can be accomplished in those 15 minutes. emoticon
DONNELDA22 4/10/2010 11:13:00 AM

    Sound advice. You wouldn't be a Flybaby by any chance, would you? emoticon
PAMTALK 4/9/2010 8:00:00 AM

    I think this one is great, especially for paperwork. After 15 mins my concentration is gone! After a break, I can come back more refreshed and get another 15 mins in.
SAL2525 4/8/2010 9:32:00 PM

    I am going to try that tomorrow morning and see how much I can get done!
JTEWZANDB 4/7/2010 8:55:00 PM

    I've been using this one for many years. It has helped our family greatly. I choose 3 rooms, my 2 daughters and I each take a room, set the timer for 10 minutes and start cleaning. When the timer goes off, we switch to a different room one of us has been cleaning. We reset the timer for another 10 minutes. Time goes by a lot faster and we get a lot of work done. emoticon
NANA2THREEGIRLS 4/7/2010 11:58:00 AM

    I saw this yesterday and tried it today. I have 7 rooms to clean and usually spend all my days off doing chores. Got done much faster today,THANK YOU!!
DUMBELLE 4/6/2010 10:52:00 PM

    I'll try that
DISNEYSMOM 4/6/2010 3:55:00 PM

    I actually use this one and it really is true how much it helps. You'd be surprised how much you can accomplish in 15 minutes!

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