Regarding trash, and other repetitive chores, something that worked really well for me was taking the time to make procedural lists. Basically, you do the whole thing one time very slowly, stopping every time you find an obstacle, and thinking about the best way to do things (how to reduce absurd movements, best order in visiting rooms, avoiding pauses...), and write it all down as a 'script'.
That first time takes mental effort, but the ROI is great because once you have the list, it works as a 'conveyor belt' that will take you through the chore every time, making it much easier, and also, if it is a task that you do often, like taking out trash, preparing lunch or getting ready to go out, the list optimizes itself quickly ("wait a minute, while I'm in this room I could also empty the paper basket and save more movement!").
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