Spring Cleaning: Sanity Saving Tips

When I envision spring cleaning, I'm overwhelmed. I think monumental, week long projects that require backbreaking work. If you're like me, not into masochistic endeavors, you dread work like this. And really, this kind of cleaning isn't really healthy. When I finish, no matter how great a job I've done all I can think about is how exhausted I feel. So how do you spring clean without tears? Very simple. In fact, it's as easy as 1-2-3. First, don't let the mess get out of hand. Second, use the old teacher trick of breaking tasks down into bite sized pieces. Third, learn to live with imperfection. Spring Cleaning: Sanity Saving Tips

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