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How do I stop myself from getting distracted while cleaning?

I am about to clean my room, and I always get distracted. Help?

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decide exactly how your gonna clean and decide what steps to take and stay on task...thats what i do

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Move everything that distracts you into the basement or another far away room before you start. That may help you stay on task :)

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Listen to music and try it out

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Normally that distracts me and alot other cuz we then start singing to the song and then yea just sit down and get lazy /:3
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if you don't get this done ...you're not going anywhere tonight .......
does that help?........I just know how good I'm going to feel when it's done ......get it over with

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listen to music, and try to make it fun.

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Make a list. I do a list of what needs to happen in each room and keep it handy in a pocket, so I can refer to it as needed.For example: I may need to vacuum several rooms, so I vacuum and cross it off in each room as I go. A feeling of accomplishment as you cross more and more items off your list can be obtained. Plus, putting on some energizing music can help you "feel the beat". Good Luck!

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Listen to music wile u do it

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take in good enough breath strokes in and out when you are able to start excersice

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Tell yourself "I have to have this done in 25 minutes" or whatever and try to do it in that time......or sooner.

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Check out Flylady.net. She makes cleaning fun and breaks it into baby steps. Set your timer for 15 minutes then stop when the timer goes off. Take a break and do it all again if you want.

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take an Aderall it will help u focus

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Oh yeah and while shes at it take some cocaine. What kind of idiot are you to suggest prescriptiona drugs?! Adderall is for people who have been diagnosed and suffer from ADD or ADHD and you are the freaking reason why there's a problem in this society!
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Thanks for such a non-helpful answer... But it made my day.
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concentrate....nice and hard

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Set a time like; in 20min i want all the trash to be gone. get a trash can and through it in there with out reading it. Listen to music (loud) and dance while you do it (makes the time go by so you don't stress) repeat and do the same with clothes and ect.

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Set goals for yourself and make a list. This helps you focus on the job and makes it seem like it’s easy and doable. If it’s you just flat out getting tired and sleepy then do occasional breaks like I’m going to clean my room for 30 then I’m going to tack a five min break. Also don’t do it without music or a radio going it helps you mind association cleaning your room with a song or the radio so in the future you can flip on that song and kick it into gear and knock out your chores. It helps trust me.

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I usually listen to music while im cleaning

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Keep a photo of a clean room in your room. that will remind you of how you want your room to be.

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i keep finding cool stuff in my room when i clean, so i make a pile of "look at later" things and then a trash pile and a keep pile. or i just put stuff away as i go. listen to music too :D

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Get off Ask.com!!

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Thanks for the helpful advice c:
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listen to music and move all of the things that distract you some where else in the house

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Listen to some music around the room/area and dance, or sing along!
But make sure you know what/how your gonna clean, so you can continue without having to stop and think.. Hopefully this helps! :)

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listen to music and dance make a list of what your gonna clean

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Set a time and put music on, then pretend you have someone coming over and after the time is up the person will come. You probably do not want someone walking into a messy room, so you will probably want to get the cleaning done in that time.

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Turn on music start on one section of your room and if you dont think about it you wont realize your cleaning

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Talk yourself through it. Imagine your describing to a small child how to do each task, or that your doing a dance routine. Turn on some music, and dance around the place, imagine your on a 'how to clean' show, or pretend your a knight fighting dirt.

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concentrate to your work and try to say i will finish my work .

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