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Does anyone have any tips on trying to clean rooms? I’ve been stuck in a constant loop of trying to clean my room but it never gets finished. Recently I’ve decided that in order to start getting better I need to clean my room but I’ve just never been able to

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    • lazydaisy

      436d

      I’d say take your time!!! Set aside a day to do this in the weekend or several hours. Baby steps, be patient with yourself. Music always helps me too. And by the end of cleaning i feel accomplished i did something difficult

    • lazydaisy

      436d

      I’d say take your time!!! Set aside a day to do this in the weekend or several hours. Baby steps, be patient with yourself. Music always helps me too. And by the end of cleaning i feel accomplished i did something difficult

    • Possumrice

      437d

      Gameify it!! Listen to pumped up music, imagine the end goal, think of it like interior design or room redecoration rather than a chore. But make sure it’s a habit. Same day same hour—whatever it is—because as soon as you miss a day, you’ll start giving yourself lenience and won’t get back into the groove.

    • SalineTurnip

      439d

      Just do one thing at a time when you have the energy and motivation to do so. The idea of cleaning the whole room can be overwhelming. So put a few articles of clothing away (or just one) or wash a few dishes. Pick up a few pieces of trash etc. Don't try to do everything all at once. You can also try just cleaning one section at a time. One part of the floor or the whole floor, or a corner, dresser, counter, etc. Little steps contribute to the whole.

    • CathyPumpkin

      440d

      I talk on the phone while cleaning or listen to a podcast.

    • emilylovesdogs

      444d

      Have a friend come over and just sit there and chat while you clean. I find it helps me with productivity when someone I care about it watching me do it (and I feel pressured to get it done faster because I feel bad that they’re just standing there lol)

    • s1mpv0dka

      444d

      I usually do it in sections, as well as putting a YouTube video on of someone else cleaning their room lol. It does help. I've also got an app called Habitica which helps with rewards. I used it for a few weeks before I forgot about it but it did really help

    • WilloWake

      444d

      I pick up the trash first so I don't have to worry about it. It's my go to first thing.

    • IAng

      444d

      I tend to blast music until my motivation runs out

    • Charlieparisangels

      444d

      I find that focusing on 1 thing a day helps 😌

    • sonicobsesinter

      445d

      Some people start a timer and clean for that time and see how they feel and I'd they want to continue. Motivation can be a hard one too, I've been having a tough time myself. Be kind to yourself.

    • sonicobsesinter

      445d

      Definitely like to go by the book "How To Keep House While Drowning" by KC Davis. There's only a few things in a room, dishes, laundry, trash, things that have a place and things that don't.

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