Here’s the Best Way to Work Through a Big Mess of a Closet… In Just 30 Minutes — The 2019 January Cure

The January Cure is all about refreshing and organizing your home for 2019. We tackle one assignment each weekday throughout the entire month. It’s not too late to sign up, and you can visit the Cure page to catch up with the assignments so far.

When online recipes make a distinction between «prep time» and «cook time,» it’s an admission that the time it takes to complete something isn’t just about the active moments. You also have to allow for the waiting. I suspect that’s true for chores, too, in practice. It can take a long time to psych yourself up to do certain things around the house, but it doesn’t have to.