7 Constructive Things You Can Do In The Next 5ish Minutes


We live in a fast-paced world, and sometimes it can feel like we can’t get to all the things that we would like to. Perhaps they take too much of our precious time, or we simply do not set aside time to get them done.

The good news is that there are a bunch of productive things we can do in around 5 minutes if we just try. Perhaps you have a quick spare five minutes while waiting for a friend, or you have finished your daily tasks and are about to turn the TV on, but wait before you do!

Here, we have listed some of the most constructive things that can be done when you have 5ish minutes to spare.

Make a Grocery List for Your Next Shopping Trip

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This one is simple: just take a glance at your kitchen pantry and fridge to see which staples or condiments are missing for things you want to cook in the upcoming days. Consider protein sources such as meat or beans, fresh perishables like fruits and veggies, and pantry staples such as canned food or dried grains.

Call a Friend That You Care About

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Perhaps you have a friend or family member that you’ve not spoken to in a long time. All it takes is a simple message or call to check in and see how they are doing. Social media has made us ultra-connected to the outside world but super disconnected from our close circles.

Don’t let it get to the point where you lose touch with loved ones by doing a quick reach out!

Review Your Upcoming Plans and Schedules

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It’s really simple to browse your upcoming days, months, and year plans to get an overlook of what to plan or consider. Perhaps you’d like to add something like a desired holiday destination or a task to your upcoming week of work.

Delete Items From Your Laptop or Computer’s Recycling or Trash Bin

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To save a little bit of extra space on your computer, take a quick look at the recycling or trash bin’s contents to see if it’s safe to delete everything. Restore the items you’d like to keep and remove the rest. Voila—you now have some extra memory storage on your computer!

Unsubscribe From Email Lists That Are Spamming Your Inbox

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We all have those annoying emails we keep getting from companies that we just end up deleting in any way. It’s so easy to just spend a few minutes perusing your inbox for these sorts of emails and simply unsubscribing from them with a link that is usually located at the end of an email.

Brainstorm Gift Ideas

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We all have friends and family, and each one of these people has upcoming birthdays at some point in time. Why not spend a few minutes researching some gift ideas for the next loved one’s birthday?

Assemble an Outfit for Tomorrow

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It only takes 5 minutes to choose the clothes you want to wear for the following day. If the weather is unpredictable where you live, you will have to do a quick check on your weather app, but that should only take a few seconds.

12 Things People Don’t Realize Belong in the Fridge

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In our daily lives, we all rely on the trusty refrigerator to keep our food fresh and beverages cool. However, there are many items that people often overlook when it comes to refrigeration.

It’s not just about the groceries or leftovers; several surprising things actually belong in the fridge to maintain their quality and longevity.

12 Things People Don’t Realize Belong in the Fridge

12 Household Items You Can Throw Out Today (You Really Don’t Need Them)

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Do you feel sometimes like all you ever do is clean up and put away clutter? No matter how big your space is, it seems like all of our “stuff” just takes over, making it harder and harder to have a clean and tidy space.

The secret to a clean, orderly space is very simple: have fewer things around that take up space and force you to care for them. Here are 12 things you definitely can get rid of and won’t miss! (Or things you can avoid buying so you save money, too!)

12 Household Items You Can Throw Out Today (You Really Don’t Need Them)

8 Ways to Create a Relaxing Oasis in Your Rental

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It’s always a great idea to improve our living spaces. After all, most of us spend most of our time at home, so wouldn’t it be nice if the place you spend most of your time is nice? But how do we execute this effectively?

Here, we have summarised some of the easiest ways to upgrade your humble renting abode, and the best part is that it won’t even cost you a pretty penny.

8 Ways to Create a Relaxing Oasis in Your Rental

3 Outdated and Overdone Bathroom Design Trends That Are No Longer Trending

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One could say that bathrooms are equal parts utility and sanctuary. Essentially, they’re the place where you can light a candle and wind down from a long day, but at the same time, it’s the exact spot where most of your grooming and getting ready for your day (or bed) happens. In terms of aesthetics, we do want our bathrooms to feel welcoming and serene, but, at the same time, they need to be functional.

3 Outdated and Overdone Bathroom Design Trends That Are No Longer Trending

15 Home Trends That We Wish Were Already Over

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The home design trends that are so popular today will be out of style tomorrow. The “in” styles usually start at the designer level before trickling down to the public. It’s helpful to look ahead at the next trends when having work done for your home. What’s in today among the public may already be on its way out and no longer be used by designers.

15 Home Trends That We Wish Were Already Over


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