Learn how to love cleaning when it’s really not your thing.
Cleaning is fun for some and not so fun for others. In case you are wondering… I am others.
For me, cleaning is one of those things that I half do until it really can’t be half done anymore.
I’m sure some of you can relate.
There is most definitely a point when a good deep clean is necessary, and then there are also those times when everything has to be clean because you have family or guests coming over.
In any case, cleaning will eventually need to be done, whether we like it or not.
Instead of putting it off because we hate it, let’s figure out how we can love it.
If loving cleaning feels like a bit much, let’s at least try to get to a mindset where we can not hate it.
This can make the whole action of cleaning a little less off-putting.
By learning a few tricks of the trade, cleaning might not be as bad as we make it out to be.
Let’s check out three tips to turn around that hate for cleaning and learn to enjoy it!
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Tips to Make Cleaning More Enjoyable
When it’s time to clean, don’t be quiet about it. Pump up the jams as you tidy up.
Music is scientifically proven to help increase efficiency while performing repetitive tasks. Yep, it’s true!
Playing music that you like while doing something mundane, like cleaning, gives you all the good feels and will also help you to complete the task faster.
Turn It Into A Game
Cleaning doesn’t have to be boring. Turn it into a game and have fun while you get things done.
Games such as color cleaning, race cleaning, or even challenge cleaning can manage to turn routine tasks into exciting shenanigans.
Color clean by going around and only picking up, dusting off, or putting away items of a certain color.
Race clean by guessing how long it takes to complete a single task and seeing if you’re right.
Or challenge clean by battling against your family or roommates to see who can finish a chore the quickest.
Make Cleaning a Workout
When you want a good workout, consider giving your house a deep-down clean.
Cleaning is known to increase your heart rate, burn calories, and strengthen your muscles.
Pretty much any tidying task is a really great body shaper.
Labor-intensive chores, like scrubbing the shower, vacuuming, or mopping the floors, can get your blood pumping.
Even the smaller tasks, like folding laundry or doing the dishes, can be combined with squats or leg lifts to make it a complete exercise.
Learn to Love Cleaning
Enjoy cleaning the house with the help of a few strategies that will make tidying up a bit more interesting.
Turn on your favorite playlist to get grooving and moving! Make cleaning a game, and have some fun with it!
Or, combine exercises with different cleaning tasks to turn them into a complete workout.
So, the next time you want your house to sparkle, but you put it off because you hate to clean, try something new and learn to love cleaning!