Unfuck Your Habitat

You're better than your mess.

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primmly replied to your post: Most of the time, the “Unfuck tomorrow…

Either way, I wish you’d just reblog it instead of making a whole new post for it. It always says the same stuff anyways :/

I didn’t really realize it mattered to anyone either way. Scheduling-wise, it’s easier for me to make a new post.

Most of the time, the “Unfuck tomorrow morning” post gets around 12 notes. Every once in a while, it gets, like, 700, and I really wonder what happened there.

And then I spend a few days explaining that I know how time zones work.

unfuckedhabitat:

Much better

scandarella:

I spent a 20/10 unfucking my kitchen table. It feels good!

Excuses are boring.

  • Wash the dishes in your sink
  • Get your outfit for tomorrow together, including accessories
  • Set up coffee/tea/breakfast
  • Make your lunch
  • Put your keys somewhere obvious
  • Wash your face and brush your teeth
  • Charge your electronics
  • Pour a little cleaner in the toilet bowl (if you don’t have pets or children or sleepwalking adults)
  • Set your alarm
  • Go to bed at a reasonable hour

dracoangelica:

Submission for unfuckyourhabitat. This was done Thursday morning. I get up everyday at 5:45am to write and on thursday I just couldn’t take it anymore.

This was one 20/10 done at 6:30am before I went to work. I realized that day that while I was technically up and awake, I wasnn’t getting any work done with aall of the books and sticky notes everywhere. Plus, I thought I saw a bug. Eew.

caprimom:

Only one 20/10 needed. I had so much food that needed to be thrown away.

verloren1983:

Okay. So let me preface this by saying that I am, by nature, a slob. Ridiculously so. My room at my mom’s was a nightmare for YEARS. However, when I moved into my new place for the school year, I decided that I was going to keep things relatively clean and maintained. Believe it or not- I’m doing it! I clean my room and my bathroom every Saturday to at least a minimum degree. While I still almost never have my bed made, I also wash my sheets and stuff on Saturdays, too. So… a shout out to UFYH here, because without reading the blog and getting inspiration/motivation from everyone on there, plus the 20/10 concept, I’m not sure I’d actually be doing this well. Anyway. Pictures! (And no, I’m not going to do this every week, but this is basically the process with my room every single Saturday)

Before:
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Lovely, right? It’s not too terrible, but definitely needed some cleaning up. (And the pile of clothes on the dresser is is clean, I swear.) So one 20 minute cleaning session later…

After:

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SO much better (even though I still have to wash my sheets and stuff, that doesn’t count). It’s so great to be able to have my room clean in one 20/10, you guys. SO NICE. I love the maintenance stage. And the only reason it even took the full 20 minutes was because I managed to break a hanger and had to tape it back together for use. (I should really grab some more of my hangers from my mom’s, I only have EXACTLY what I need…) I know the “if I can do it, anyone can do it” thing is pretty cliche, but seriously, if you’d seen my room at my mom’s before, you’d know that this is a million times better. It might take a while, but you can do it, I promise! <3

(Pro-tip: Put cleaner in your toilet before setting your timer to clean your room, then after that goes off, go ahead and clean your toilet really quick. Kills two birds with one stone. :D)

This week, we’re refocusing on the third step of laundry and dishes: put it away, goddammit! Washing and drying are great, but until it’s put away, it’s not done.

So this week, as soon as the dryer or dishwasher’s done, or once your air-dried clothes or the dishes in the drying rack are dry, put them away! Our goal is to have nothing lingering in laundry baskets, dryers, dishwashers, or drying racks. Everything gets put away as soon as possible.

Even on the weekend.

  • Wash the dishes in your sink
  • Get your outfit for tomorrow together, including accessories
  • Set up coffee/tea/breakfast
  • Make your lunch
  • Put your keys somewhere obvious
  • Wash your face and brush your teeth
  • Charge your electronics
  • Pour a little cleaner in the toilet bowl (if you don’t have pets or children or sleepwalking adults)
  • Set your alarm
  • Go to bed at a reasonable hour

polymommy:

unfuckyourhabitat I’m pretty proud of this honestly

Hello!
I love your little list of suggestions to unfuck our mornings. Would you have other lists of stuff we could do daily/weekly/monthly/whatever interval to unfuck our habitats and lives? It might help amorphous woolgatherers like me to get going… thank you! :)

http://www.unfuckyourhabitat.com/cleaning-checklists/

Check out UfYH on xoJane! How to keep going when you feel like all your hard work just made things worse.