Instead of a chore, choose something you love so you absolutely look forward to it.
Repetitive challenges, lackluster contestants, and Texas-sized problems have made watching this season of Top Chef a chore.
Dancing makes moving in time with music into more of a party and less of a chore.
1751, American English, variant of char, from Middle English cherre "odd job," from Old English cerr, cierr "turn, change, time, occasion, affair business."
Chore, a corruption of char, is an English word, still used in many parts of England, as a char-man, a char-woman; but in America, it is perhaps confined to New England. It signifies small domestic jobs of work, and its place cannot be supplied by any other single word in the language. [Noah Webster, "Dissertations on the English Language," 1789]