2020 was a wild year in many respects. As we move into the new year filled with hope the housing market remains strong. 2020 left us with a pandemic, an election and record low mortgage rates.
Building A Guilt Free January
Dated: January 2 2019
Do you feel guilty in January? Like all you want to do is to veg out with Netflix but your conscience is pushing you to try and get something productive done? January seems tailor made to just relax, and generally recover from the holiday season. The weather is pushing you to grab a blanket and some cocoa but the thought of another round of Game of Thrones or Black Mirror has you feeling a little sheepish.
The secret to having your marathon and enjoying it too is to take on easily managed January chores of decluttering and organizing that can be done in small increments.
Here is a list of achievable life management chores that will have you feeling like you are "done and done"!
5 Minute Chores
Jot down a fix-it list
Unsubscribe from 3 emails that drive you nuts
Clean or change at least one household filter (Central air/Brita/Stove Vent)
Clean out under the oven or behind the refrigerator
Set up mail order delivery for regular prescriptions
Download a meditation app
1 Hour or Less Chores
Clean out the freezer
Set a timer and delete emails that you don’t need anymore
Dump out make-up bag, edit, clean and restock
Purge 10 things from your worst closet
Organize filing cabinet, shred old documents
Buy one year’s worth of birthday cards and stamps
Identify three new meals that you’re excited to put into regular rotation
Pick one of those boxes of “stuff” in your closet/basement/attic etc. and sort it
Clean out the car
Make doctor and dentist appointments for the family for the whole year
Take care of all the holiday returns
Paint that room (you know the one)
Create some space in the garage
Start prepping for tax time
Re-outfit a closet with shelves and bins so that it actually works.
About Dan Lorentz, ABR, CRS, Founder & Team Leader of Greater Charleston Properties: Founder and Team Leader of the Greater Charleston Properties Team, Dan Lorentz, has lived in the Charleston, SC ....