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 recovering from my trip to Blissdom (read more here). I am normally really bad about continuing to live out of my suitcase for a week after my trip rather than unpacking right away. This week I will be spending 10 minutes a day unpacking and catching up on things I was unable to do like paying some bills.
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 (or whatever is screaming the loudest at your house!). 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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My “take 10” projects this week are:
Putting shoes in the shoe organizer in our closet
I love this idea, makes these tasks I’ve put off less time consuming! Thanks!!
Leanne, you are a better woman than me. I HATE ironing!