Learning to organize your life is the first step towards real freedom.
Here are 10 simple organizing ideas that will positively impact your wellbeing while getting you to those organizing goals.
- BE OPEN TO NEW ORGANIZING IDEAS
New ideas are refreshing and stimulating. If you are disorganized and live with a lot of clutter a good idea can start a domino effect that will be the step you need to transform how you think about what you own.
- CONNECT AND COMMUNICATE
Connecting with like-minded people and communicating your decluttering and organizing challenges and successes can be a huge motivating boost and be instrumental to your success.
- BE CLEAR ON WHAT THE NEXT STEP IS
Start an organizing notebook. This is the quickest way to gain order in your life and gain clarity about what you want to sort out in your home.
Use the notebook to identify your next decluttering and organizing project to take the baby steps or big steps you need to take to get it done.
- GAIN SOME CLARITY
What is working for you and what isn’t. What do you love and what don’t you love. Where do you function well in your home and where don’t you?
What areas of your life do you need more organization and what areas don’t? Do you have a clutter problem or an organizational problem? Once you start asking yourself questions you’ll be able to find the right answers for you.
Ask yourself questions.
- FOCUS ON YOUR SOLUTION
Clutter and disorganization are often paralytic leading to procrastination and delaying decisions.
You can easily get distracted by clutter.
Becoming solution focused involves little shifts in your thinking providing you with the clarity and energy to achieve some really breakthrough goals in your life.
Part of being solution focused is the fifth Clutter Free Decision Making Key which is adopting the habit of letting go.
- CREATE YOUR VISION AND DESIGN YOUR DREAM HOME NOW
Get inspired and focus on what you really want. Buy some favourite home design magazines and collect pictures of beautiful organized rooms and spaces to set a standard you aspire to.
What small positive changes can you make to add elements from these pictures to your home? Think color, fabric, furniture and storage. Decluttering and organizing gives you a blank canvas to add what you really love. Focus on what you want.
- FEEL POSITIVE AND THINK GOOD THOUGHTS
Every task you do gets easier with less clutter and more organization. Decluttering and organizing are also a process of recovering long lost treasures and uncovering hidden talents you never knew you had. Decide to look at the glass half full.
- GET CREATIVE
Every act of letting go is an act of creating something. Every time you declutter or organize you are creating space, time, money, wellbeing and peace. What are you creating in your home and your life right now? Write a wish list for your home and a dream list for your life.
- BUILD A VISION BOARD
Making space always helps build your vision of what you want in your life so what does a clutter free and organized life mean to you?
- BE GRATEFUL FOR WHAT YOU ARE NOW
Being grateful for what you have now and where you are now is an abundant practice that will guide you to what you love and what is important to you.
Paying attention to the good elements in your home and what is working in your life helps you add and create more of the good stuff or gets you asking the questions, what do I want to change and how do I get from here to there. Taking a few minutes to organize your life can reap amazing rewards in every area of your home and life.