It may be harder at this point, but if it is done, in the long run, things will be easier and better.
It may be harder to put things away right now, but in the long run, you’ll be able to find what you are looking for and you will be in a better setting (and mood).
One voice in your head may be saying, “Hey, you should go do this good thing.” And then another voice says, “Here’s 5 reasons why you shouldn’t do that.” Or why it’s hard. Or the reasons that maybe it’s not a good idea to do what the first voice said.
Here’s the strategy: Listen to the first voice. The one telling you to do those good things which are usually hard.
Is it easier for you to just drive home rather than to stop at the store on the way home and pick up something your spouse wanted. Stopping may be harder. But think about how your life and your spouse’s will be just a bit better life gets better because you did the ‘harder’ thing.
Lots of little harder things really add up to a much better life.