This is if you happen to like the FLYLADY.NET way of getting organized. I am posting this here so there can be easy access.
Have you ever felt like a ZONEBIE (aka zombie) when you go to look at the current zone? Here is an easy way to focus on any ZONE - Just think PURPLE. Often, I find myself running around all day cleaning and flying but at the end of the day, I look back and it LOOKS like I've not really done anything when I know I have. By focusing on ONE AREA/ZONE, it DOES look like something was accomplished and not only does it LOOK like it, it is CLEAN.
This works for any job, it gives FOCUS. It is SIMPLE. You do it yourself and see accomplishments when you are finished. It can be done in one 15 minute session or break it into more than one 15 minute session. It is up to YOU, not anyone else....and believe it or not, you can do it at anytime of the day!
EXAMPLE: I used it for my Morning Routine (MR): I "P"rimped, I "U"nloaded the dishwasher, I "R"escued my bathroom, I "P"lanned my dinner, I did some "L"aundry, I "E"liminated some trash. PURPLE.
P = Purge, Plan, Pick up, Pile, Primp (Choose one and just do it)
U = Under/Up (Look UNDER stuff and clean, Look UP and clean), Unload
R = Rescue, Renew, Replace, Repair, Remind, Repeat, Run (Run the sweeper, mop, etc.),
P = Pick Up and Put Away, or do any from the 1st "P"
L = Love (Show some love in this zone, make it prettier, Shine something...like a window, Dust, etc.) Load, Laundry
E = Etc. or Empty (This is the final letter so do anything you might have not touched in the first 5 letters) Eliminate, Escape, Email,
You could do one letter a day for 15 minutes. This will get your zone work done M - S.
You could also just run though the letters quickly to make sure the zone looks good.
Even if you do a room rescue, PURPLE works.
This idea was thought up by several flybabies working together to help keep a FOCUS. It has made a huge difference for several people and I just wanted as many as possible to benefit from it. Please try it and see if you see a difference.
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