RePost from my first blog: Make Peace with Housework
– for any creatives with a house to keep…
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With apologies to Shakespeare:
Housework is neither good nor bad,
but feeling makes it so.
When housework blues are a problem, the source of our angst is not the work, as such – it’s how we feel about it. There are people who aren’t troubled by their domestic workload. (It’s true!) Some even enjoy it – and there is certainly something soothing and comforting about restoring order or bringing back the shine.
But if housework is not your thing, yet it’s very firmly on your plate – it can get you down.
So, until we can reduce or delegate the drudgework, there’s one type of essential maintenance work that we can’t afford to neglect… (more…)