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4 Daily Chores You Can Stop Doing Right Now
No matter how old you get, one thing never changes: Chores are no fun. In fact, they might be even less fun when you're an adult, because as a kid at least there was pudding to look forward to after.</br></br><strong>Dusting</strong></br></br>We’ve all learned we should pick our battles, and this is one you just can’t win. It’s you against the universe – literally. Dusting every day is a fight against the future waged on the leftovers of the past. You have better things to do with your life!</br></br>Try not dusting for a few days and see how you feel. You’ll get more bang for your buck and you can use the time you saved to ... well … not dust.</br></br><strong>Picking Up</strong></br></br>“Pick up after yourself!” The shrill command rings in our ears long after we fly the coop and settle into our own nests. It’s just a good thing to do. Some say it builds character, and others say cleanliness is a checked box on the ticket to paradise in the hereafter.</br></br>Maybe, but it’s also a pain in the neck and by no means compulsory. Sometimes we all need an alibi to give to the Clean Police.</br></br><strong>Making Your Bed</strong></br></br>This may make our fine folks in uniform cringe, but there’s just not a whole lot of common sense baked into the notion of <a title="Bedding" href="http://www.atgstores.com/bed/bed-bath/bedding/" target="_blank">making your bed</a> every day. The benefits are that it a) looks nice and b) gives you a jolt of accomplishment first thing in the morning.</br></br>But really, who needs that? Spend that extra time hugging your kids or brushing your teeth; it’s just time better spent.</br></br><strong>Throwing out Junk Mail</strong></br></br>Sifting the wheat from the chaff in your daily mail haul really isn’t too much of a chore these days (thanks, Internet!), but we all still get plenty of stuff – particularly credit card offers.</br></br>This is catnip for identity thieves and one wouldn’t be considered overly cautious if they decided to shred this along with all their other unwanted mail; for security as well as the environment. So, save up all your junk for Shred Day (usually the day before Recycling Day) and take care of it all at once.</br></br>In short, you deserve a break from the daily grind. If you’re reading this on the date of publication, that means it’s Friday. Enjoy it.