Take Ten: Photo Organization (again!)

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Take TenTM-Improve your life ten minutes at a time!

“The key to success whether you are trying to lose weight, break a bad habit or save money on your grocery bill is to consistently apply small changes over time.”

p. 27  Save More, Clip Less

One way I incorporate this principle of small changes over time is to choose a weekly project to work on ten minutes a day. Knowing it’s only ten minutes helps me to get started–even if the project seems overwhelming at first. Working on the goal daily helps me to develop discipline (hate the word, love the effects!).


This week I’ll be spending ten minutes a day organizing the photos on my computer. You can read more about my digital photo organization method here. My laptop has been having issues for the last few weeks so I have been uploading all of my photos onto our desktop computer along with everyone else’s photos. I have never organized the photos on the desktop, and I honestly don’t want to, but I’m going to commit ten minutes a day to the project this week and see if I can make some headway! (It’s good to be able to find a photo you’re looking for in less than 30 minutes.)


Would you like to join me in a ten minute a day project this week?

Choose an area you want to change or a project you have procrastinated on starting. When you decide what your Take TenTM project will be, you can leave a comment on this post to let us know what you’re planning–the more the merrier! :)

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  1. Julia Middleton says

    This is a great idea. I am going to do this with my pile of papers that I have been meaning to sort through.

  2. says

    I wish I could figure out what to do with my pre-digital photos. The albums are falling apart and I would love to scan them and make photo albums online for each year or something, but not sure how I would get them all scanned in with good picture quality and less time consuming.

  3. Susan says

    I keep wanting to do yearly photo books on shutterfly; but don’t want to commit to sitting down doing them. need to start in 2008 when my 1st son was born… i’ll try just 10 min a night and see what i can do!

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