Last weekend I realized I had failed at something I shared here on this blog. Remember my Organize Your Home in 15 Minutes a Day post? Set the timer for 15 minutes each day – to clean your home in small steps?
Well, I failed. I have not been doing this daily and my list is still here. I’m printing it out as I write so I can check off the completed tasks and reorganize.
On Monday I added the 15 Minute task to my Google calendar at 4pm each day for the next 3 weeks. It pops up to remind me of what I need to do. I actually cleaned my dresser & folded clothes during my 15 minutes on Monday.
Then, I failed again. Really!
I didn’t do anything on Tuesday or Wednesday, so I’m making up for it today. This morning I partially cleaned my overloaded desk. It took 15 minutes to go through 1 stack of papers.
This afternoon (at 4pm) I plan to clean my closet. My closet is the reason I added the 15 Minute task to my calendar in the first place. It needs help!
Thank goodness for grace . . . and tomorrow! I’ll let you know how I do today & tomorrow. Hopefully I can turn this into a 15 minute “daily” habit 🙂
Do you ever set goals in January and forget about them in February, March & April? How do you stay focused in the long run?
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Glad to know really, we all fail sometimes. Thankfully God’s grace is there! Thanks for sharing!
You’re welcome. We can always start over from where we left off. Thanks goodness
Hehe, I saw your kitchen pic and thought hmm that looks familiar, I saw the closet pic and my brain starts screaming “want!” I love summer shoes and flip-flops 🙂
I have the hardest time keeping the kitchen counter by the phone clean. It’s where everything gets thrown when we come inside. Shoes…yes I live in flip-flops here in Texas.
The kitchen mess looks familiar……..
Mary, It’s nice to know I’m not the only one!