Are You Making Housecleaning Difficult?


Three of my friends and neighbors have cleaning services. And from all three, over the last month, I have heard the same thing: “I have to pick everything up becauase the cleaning service is coming tomorrow!” And they go into a frenzy.

I don’t have a cleaning service. It’s not a matter of money, nor of privacy concerns. It is simply a matter that housecleaning isn’t difficult for me. And there is one simple secret:


Open Loops 7/25/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along


On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I highlight articles on Disney quotes for life lessons; ways to take care of yourself this summer; memory hacks; maximizing kitchen space with square containers; SEAL advice; chore boards; free time doesn’t need to be filled up; managing books; and little-known iPhone features.