It takes longer if it is something like cleaning the bedroom where you have to find places for things, so everything gets piled on the bed so you can get to the corner. Of course it takes longer just because you know you have to get the bed cleared back off.
I still keep thinking it will take longer to do something. I guess that is brain training. i know it only takes a few minutes to do most chores. But am happy to see I am not the only person over timing things.
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I am not looking forward to raking all of the stones out of the yard that the snow plows pushed in there this winter... that is at least a 6-8 hour job! My boyfriend and I will be working at it.
I know exactly what you mean. This winter has been hard on our landscaping, and it is going to take a lot of work to fix it!
Wow, Thinking of yard work and my stress increases. It will take hours if not days to do that job I thought. It actually took 1 hour. A lot less time then I spent stressing about it. I burned calories and got some fresh air also. Another Sparks member said it only took a minute to do under 60 jumping jacks. To me, I thought it would take minutes. My thinking of the amount of time it would take to do the actual exercise is skewed. My stress thinking about it is longer in duration than actually doing it.
Think about how long it "actually" takes to do an exercise and see how far off and how much easier it is now going to be to do the exercise the next time.
This opened my thinking up and has helped in all aspects of my life. Why am I willing to take more time stressing over something than just doing it?