If being organized doesn’t come naturally to you, you aren’t alone. Everyone has to learn to become organized and they do it by developing habits that they live by on a daily basis.
How you start the day goes a long way with how productive you will be. It’s super easy to wake up and stay in bed watching TV for a while. Whether it’s working out, making coffee, meditating, or showering, creating a routine you follow every morning when you wake up will give you a head start for the rest of the day.
A to-do list may not be the most exciting thing in the world but it’s a great way to hold yourself accountable for completing your tasks. The trick is to create one that is realistic and simple enough for you to complete every task that is on it regardless of what surprises might come up throughout the day.
Life can get overwhelming at times when it comes to balancing work, family, and fun. When you have a lot going on you might procrastinate deciding which activity you should do first. Always try to do the most important things first. Even in you can’t get everything done, you will find yourself in a much better position rather than saving the most important stuff for later, or even worse, not getting anything done at all.
If you are reading this, chances are your home isn’t as clean as you would like it to be. No matter how tired you feel, take care of your mess as soon as possible. The extra 30 seconds it takes to put your jacket in your closet is much more manageable than an entire day it will take to clean a mess after a week of living like a slob.
Whether you’re at home, in your car, or at work, make sure your things have a designated area to be put away. Doing this will make the previous tip easier and it will make you much more efficient by knowing exactly where everything is.
Don’t rely on your brain to keep track of important dates. Thanks to today’s technology, it is easier than ever to keep an updated calendar with you wherever you go. While using a physical calendar is good, most of us carry our phones with us everywhere and it is much more practical to jot things down on your phone than keep something physical with you at all times.
Your life will be so much better if you are organized. Now that we are in a new decade, there is no better time than now. Implementing these tips into your life will go a long way in transforming you to become an organized person. Having the proper storage and closet organization is another way.