How to Organize Your Life: 5 Habits of Highly Organized People

Highly organized people are not born organized; they have to be develop healthy habits, which then help them to remain organized. 

From arranging things, jotting things down, to discarding the pointless and organizing things that matter, you may gotten to be an organized person as long as you’re willing to learn and practice.

Here are the essentials on how to organize your life!

1. Write Things Down

We all know somebody that recalls each birthday and sends cards for each holiday.  It’s not magic and they don’t use memorization. Trying to remember things will not help you to stay organized. You should record things by writing.

 You will only make your life more complicated by trying to contain important reminders in your head. Write everything: shopping lists for groceries, holiday gifts, home decor, and important dates like meetings and birthdays

2. Make Schedules and Deadlines

An organized person doesn’t waste time. They knows that keeping things organized goes together with staying productive. They make schedules for the days and weeks. They make deadlines and goals and most importantly, they and stick to them!

Similarly, by living a complicated lifestyle, you won’t have the time or space to make your deadlines or achieve your goals.

As an experiment, make a bucket list. Write the things you want to achieve this year or in your life. Then write down what you should do to achieve them.

3. Don’t Procrastinate

The longer you wait to do something, the more difficult it will be to get it done. If you want your life to be less stressful and less frustrated, then organize your things to do as soon as you can. Putting in the effort to get things done as soon as possible will lift the weight off of you from doing it later.

4. Declutter Regularly

Create time each week to organize. Really organized people make sure they find time every week or even more to organize their things to do. Stuff does not stay organized on its own; it needs to be reorganized continuously and consistently.

5. Keep Only What You Need

More stuff means more clutter. Organized people only keep what they really need. Having fewer things also means that you enjoy those things more and feel better about using everything you own, rather than letting half of what you own get older.

Have you ever felt like you don’t have the space to keep all the stuff you own? Instead of renting a storage unit, get rid of some unnecessary things.

As an experiment, write down the number of things you think you actually need, then, write down all the things that you own. If the number of things you actually own exceeds your need list, then it’s time to organize.

 

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