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8 Amazing Ways to Simplify Your Life Right Now

Ways to Simplify Your Life Right Now - Rover

Wouldn’t it be great if life was easy? In reality, we usually make it harder on ourselves than it really is. I used to think that I had to do everything myself, but I’ve realized that some times it’s great to have help. Maybe you can only do one thing on this list, depending on your budget, but that’s one less thing on your list!

So here’s a gift to you, a list of 8 amazing ways to simplify your life right now. You’re welcome!

I’ll try to add to this list as I continue to discover more ways to simplify life. Since most of these are personal recommendations, they are services that are available in the LA area.

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Ways to Simplify Your Life Right Now - Blue Apron

1. Get your ready-to-cook food delivered

Skip the grocery store lines, save time and get your ready-to-cook food delivered right to your door. With Blue Apron, all the ingredients are in the box with easy, delicious recipes.

Estimated Time Saved: 3-4 hours per week 
Estimated Cost: $40/week for 3 meals for 2 people 

Get $30 off your first order with this link here.

2. Get your laundry done

Tired of taking a trip to the laundry mat and waiting for the dryer to finish? Me too! Have it all done for you with Rinse! They’ll pick up all your laundry and dry cleaning, and have it back nicely folded and ready to go back in your closet! Use this link to get $25 off your first order!

Estimated Time Saved: 3-4 hours per week 
Estimated Cost: $40-$50 every 2 weeks, depending on how much laundry you have 

Ways to Simplify Your Life Right Now - Drybar

3. Get a blowout

Need to get your hair done but don’t need a hair cut? My go-to spot is Drybar, where you can get your hair washed and styled perfectly, every time! They have locations everywhere in LA, so it’s super convenient!

Estimated Time Saved: 1-2 hours + expertise 
Estimated Cost: $45 and up 

4. Get eyelash extensions

Skip the mascara and wake up with amazing lashes every day. The first session may take a while (up to 90 minutes) and fills are done every 2-3 weeks, but you’ll seriously love it! My go-to place for eyelash extensions is LA Lash, make an appointment today!

Estimated Time Saved: 1-2 hours per week
Estimated Cost: The first set starts at $140, fills start at $45 – how pretty your eyelashes will look – priceless

Ways to Simplify Your Life Right Now - Blushington

5. Get your makeup done

Need your makeup done for an event or a party? Head over to Blushington and get a pro to do it! They have makeup application services as well as other upgrades!

Estimated Time Saved: 1-2 hours + expertise 
Estimated Cost: $45 and up

6. Get your nails done

If you’re like me and do a horrific job at doing your own nails, then it’s time to get professional help. Getting your nails done will save you lots of time and money, instead of always redoing them and having to wait for them to dry. If you get gel nails, they will last anywhere from 2-3 weeks which saves you even more time and money in the long run.

Estimated Time Saved:2-3 hours per week
Estimated Cost: $40 and up, depending on where you go

Ways to Simplify Your Life Right Now - Rover

7. Hire a dog walker

Are you going to be gone the whole day and need someone to take the pooch out for a walk? Hire a dog walker from Rover! They have dog walking services, dog sitting and boarding at great prices. You can choose from lots of people in your neighborhood, so you can have someone on standby for your pet!

Estimated Time Saved: Lots of time, depending on the situation 
Estimated Cost: $15 and up

8. Get some dog training

Does your dog not really know how to sit? That’s what happened when I adopted our rescue! So I put him in boarding/training at K9s only. They’ve worked with two of my dogs on obedience training. If your dog misbehaves and you’re too much of a softie for discipline, it’s time to get a trainer involved. Ask for Daniela at the West LA location!

There are countless ways to simplify your life and it all doesn’t have to rest on your shoulders! Sometimes it’s great to have some help, and it doesn’t make you less of a superhero.

One of my favorite quotes is, “You can do anything, but not everything” and it reminds me that although I can do it all, I probably shouldn’t. This will free up time to do the things that are really important and things that I love. So go ahead, free up some of your time and do the things that you really want to do!