(STUDY FINDS) – Many Americans are sorting their clothes, packing their bags, and can’t wait – to go to the laundromat? A new study finds things some considered mundane before the pandemic are now becoming the highlights of our weeks.
A survey of 2,005 Americans discovered nearly a third (32%) say the simple chore of doing laundry has become the highlight of their entire week. Sixty-nine percent say that after spending so much time indoors, any new experience at all feels like a thrill.
The study, conducted by OnePoll in conjunction with Apple Vacations and Secrets Resorts & Spas, examined just how cooped up people have been over the past year during COVID. Researchers find 44 percent say grocery shopping is now a surprisingly exciting moment in their lives. Thirty-five percent admit that filling up their gas tank now gives them a thrill like never before.
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