Become your own efficiency expert with these easy life hacks that leave you with time to spare. With simple adjustments to your routine, you'll get through your to-dos and find free time for family, friends and you.
Deep-Clean the House Faster
From about 4 to 6 p.m., your body temperature is rising (so joints and muscles are warmed up), hand-eye coordination is at its peak and mood levels are high, making this an ideal time to tackle a physical task such as washing windows or scrubbing the tub. It's no coincidence that Olympic records are set disproportionately in the late afternoon. Switching from a sedentary task, like computer work, to one that's high-energy also has a motivating effect that can help you cross the finish line a little faster.
You'll save: 5 to 10 minutes