Endless to-do lists, time-consuming procedures, obligations of all kinds... Daily life can very quickly become a real race against time, in the light of all these tasks to be accomplished. Especially in a society where the burden of mental load rests most of the time on the shoulders of women - 80% of French women cook and take care of household chores every day, compared to only 34% of men, according to Eurostat. An unequal distribution that accentuates a feeling of urgency, causing anguish... and procrastination. To somehow accomplish these tasks (while waiting to obtain a fair balance in their accomplishment), and to compensate for the lack of time - because these are obviously added to professional constraints - a new method relayed on social networks seems to be proving its worth: the "scary hour".
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Becoming a "worthy adult"
On his Tik Tok account, a user - @classiclaur - presents the concept of this "hour that is scary". In her video, which has been viewed nearly a million times, the young woman proposes to devote an hour a day to agonizing tasks - those that are constantly postponed until they are accomplished in disaster, at the last moment.
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She explains that she applied this method to her daily life to fight against the anxiety that overwhelmed her when confronting her work. The keyword: sequence. By creating a small dedicated time slot, the effort seems less since it has a defined duration in time - 60 minutes, and not one more. An alarm can also be programmed, so as not to have to monitor the time. "The scary hour is the only reason my relatives think I'm a worthy adult," joked the young woman, for whom the approach has proved fruitful - as radical as it is. For better organized, less messy and bonus days: the satisfaction of controlling your time.