Making the bed in the morning: my empowering act of defiance against the chaos of the day to come.
(I think FlyLady has a similar philosophy about shining the kitchen sink every morning. I’d do that too, if only I could find my sink .)
Extra credit (but only a little) for identifying and completing this post’s title.
Extra credit (a lot) for identifying and sustaining other islands of sanity amid the swirling currents of household chaos.