If you actually enjoy doing laundry you are probably in the minority. Most people find sorting, washing, drying and putting away their clothes to be drudgery. It’s made worse by the fact that you have to do it your entire life. Some people hate it so much they will avoid it as much as they can.
Fortunately, there are ways to make the chore somewhat less onerous. Just be positive about it and you’ll be finished before you know it.
Why not try to make your task more enjoyable by sprucing up your workspace. Make it a place you like to be so that the real reason you’re there is less onerous. Here are a few ways to do that.
An easy and cheap way to liven up things is to change the room color. If you want it to be a place for relaxing go with a cool, soothing color. If you’re more interested in making things peppier, try something bright and dark. This is the fun part. It’s really up to you what you make it. It’s amazing what a little paint can do to change your attitude.
It’s always a good idea to organize your home including your laundry. Separate your laundry into like colors and textures before you wash it. When you’re done you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to find things that before were scattered throughout the house. Try buying separate baskets for colors and put hampers in every bedroom.
You can make the space more inviting with a television or radio to keep you company. If you like to read bring a good book or do some surfing on your laptop. If you plan things to keep you busy you won’t dread the task so much and it will go faster.
It’s a fact that laundry is a lifelong task but you can make the best of it. Laundry can be boring because each piece has to be washed, dried, folded and then put away. So, do what you can to make the job less of a punishment and you may find yourself avoiding it less.
You may want to consider designating one day a week as laundry day. You could even go further and pick a specific time. This will help you create a routine that will keep you on top of the chore and keep dirty clothes from piling up. That way you won’t feel overwhelmed when you do get around to washing all of your clothes.