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Avoiding Household Task Overwhelm

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Overwhelmed with too many tedious tasks? You are not alone!

A recent Time Use survey found that American women spend on average, about 22 hours per week (about 2-3 hours daily) on housekeeping tasks.

That is almost one full day every week, of cleaning, organizing, laundry, food shopping, cooking, dishes, yard work, errands, and others. What's more is that those 20+ weekly hours could be used for more important things: family, educational pursuits, making more money, recreational activities, exercise, hobbies, vacation, etc.

While people cannot always entirely eliminate that sense of overwhelm, they can take action to minimize it. There is nothing more stressful than coming home to visual noise in the form of clutter. Hiring a personal assistant, professional organizer or a housekeeping professional can greatly reduce your stress by removing the clutter & grime, and reducing the number of hours you spend on these daily tasks. The benefit is that you only have to focus on your …