The Five Minute Solution: Smart Ideas to Make Spare Minutes Work for You

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Organized according to the myriad places we end up on a given day- on hold, at the office, at home, in the car, waiting in line-this book is filled with hundreds of things you can accomplish during your wait-all in just five minutes or less. Improve your life and your world by:
• Organizing all instruction manuals in one place for better access-and weeding out manuals to ...
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Overview


Organized according to the myriad places we end up on a given day- on hold, at the office, at home, in the car, waiting in line-this book is filled with hundreds of things you can accomplish during your wait-all in just five minutes or less. Improve your life and your world by:
• Organizing all instruction manuals in one place for better access-and weeding out manuals to old appliances
• Setting the table before you leave for work to minimize dinnertime chaos
• Pruning your flowers while waiting for a ride
• Taking a five minute micronap to lower your heart rate, give your eyes a rest, and improve your memory
• Shining your dress shoes while talking on the phone
• Updating your address book, resumé, or grocery list while on hold
• Registering your phone number with the National Do Not Call Registry- saving tons of future minutes by eliminating unwanted calls
• Printing out interesting articles and tuck them into your planner- providing you with reading matter for the waiting room, dentist's chair, or commute
• Ditching the coffee break and opting for scaling flights of stairs-you'll still increase your heart rate, but with better health effects You may be on hold, but your mind and body don't have to be! REVIEW
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606520383
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 9/17/2009
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Frances Budzik has written or contributed to many books, including Sacred Places, which was published by National Geographic in 2008. She is a graduate of The Williams School and holds a BA in English Literature from Boston College and an MA in English Literature from Columbia University. She lives in Connecticut.
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  • Posted April 17, 2010

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    Cool ideas!!!

    This is a really great book that gives cool little ideas for what to do when you have some time to yourself. These ideas are productive or funny and I am trying to do all of them!!! This is a good book for you if you get bored easily!

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