I'd much rather actually spend time working on cleaning and organizing tasks that reflect my personal priorities and pet-peeves. Wouldn't you?
Below is a list of 15 questions to help you brainstorm and create your own checklist for cleaning, organizing, and downsizing this spring. (You can access a printable one via Google Docs.)
|Spring 2012 blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden|
- Just thinking about _____________ overwhelms/scares me, but I wish it were done.
- It'd be so easy to fix/clean/organize __________, I don't know why I haven't yet.
- If I died and my mother or mother-in-law had to go through my house, I'd die all over again of embarrassment if she discovered _______________.
- Every time I see __________ it drives me crazy!
- I'd feel like my spring-cleaning was complete if __________.
- _________ really got gross this winter.
- I never seem to get around to cleaning __________.
- I hardly ever think about cleaning _________ , but I probably should.
- I'd feel awesome if I just got rid of _________.
- I have way too many __________.
- I've been meaning to take _______ to the donation center/ recycling center/ dump.
- Every time I see the mess of/in __________ it drives me crazy!
- I'd feel like my spring-cleaning was complete if __________ were organized.
- I never seem to get around to organizing __________.
- I'd get more done if _________ was in better order.
Tomorrow, I'll share some tips for success with tackling the items on your spring cleaning checklist.
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