October 28, 2017 by evanyore
How To Work Hard, Play Hard And Still Be A Domestic Genius
The modern working man and woman are now working longer hours than ever before. Success it seems comes at a price and often that equates to success at work equating to less time to get things done around the home.
However, there are some annoying people who are not just brilliant at their job, but when you visit their home, it looks immaculate and beautifully presented. You know they haven’t had enough free time to do all the work required to make their home look so fantastic, so what is the secret?
Outlined below are some simple life hacks that the smart modern domestic god or goddess will use to ensure that their home doesn’t suffer simply because they are so busy at work!
- Use help from friends and relatives when it is offered
Some people feel that asking a friend or relative to help out with items such as doing a little shopping, mending the garden fence or picking the children from school is a real imposition. Nonsense. If you have friends and relatives willing and able to help you out, then use their support. There are plenty of ways you can return the favour to them and provided you keep that balance, it is a win/win situation for all involved.
- Use a domestic cleaning company to clean your home
Housework can be so time-consuming nowadays, especially when you have a busy lifestyle and with domestic cleaning companies now readily available and also very inexpensive to use, it makes perfect sense to call in the professionals to get your home looking spick and span. For a small outlay, you will save huge amounts of time and effort, freeing up your spare time to spend it more with your family and friends doing the things you want to do.
- Don’t be afraid of new technology, use it
There are now small vaccum cleaners that can be programmed to clean your home in your absence, refrigerators and washing machines that are connected to the Internet which can perform all manner of tasks, not to mention the likes of Amazon’s Alexa which can help automate many different items around the home. Adopting new technology can be initially expensive, but in the long run, if used effectively, can save you lots of time, money and chores in the future.
- Invest in a good quality slow-cooker
Does this sound a little strange? Well slow cookers are undergoing a resurgence in popularity nowadays due to the fact they can be left all day to cook a meal for you while you are at work and you can come in to a piping hot meal that you do not have to cook. Prepare it the night before, set the timer and you can create delicious meals for all the family quickly and easily while you are at work.
- Ensure your body and mind are well-nourished
A domestic legend doesn’t only just present a successful work life allied to a beautiful home. They also look and feel great too. We’ve already touched on solid nutrition and eating well is a good piece of advice for anybody, but so too is sleeping well and ensuring that your body gets enough rest, especially if you are hyper-busy during the day. Get into a workable routine at night and you will feel the benefits considerably in the morning.