“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 on my hall closet disaster. (Yes, I’m really going to work on it this week!)
This closet is our only other closet besides the bedroom closets, the pantry and a small linen closet next to the kids’ bathroom. It has become the catchall for everything that needs a home.
My plan is to take ten minutes a day going through the various sections of the closet and throwing away, giving away and organizing the stuff. I’ll let you know how it goes.
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!
You May Also Like: