These seem simple enough to to follow right- then why is it so hard getting organized?! Save this, pin it, print it – just have it at the ready so that you know what you need to do. (pssst—We have more of these great cheat sheets on our FREE STUFF page- be sure to check it […]
One of our organizing rules is to contain as much as possible. In this video we show you exactly why that is so important. To see a full list of our organizing rules click here.
Organizing Rules Everything has a specific home Put things back- everytime Set limits— if something comes in, something goes out Contain items in bins, baskets, containers, etc. Small steps equal large gains- just start Keep at least one small spot organized at all times Do it NOW Follow through completely, don’t leave an organizing project partially done […]
Rule #10 Make Adjustments Organizing isn’t a “once and done” situation. Your system and space will need adjustments and upkeep.
Rule #9: Reward Yourself After organizing, reward yourself so that it is a positive experience. You will be more likely to do it again.
Rule #7: Do It Now Have you noticed that someday never seems to come? Dont wait, just do it now and get it done.
Rule #6: One Small Spot Keeping one small spot organized at all times, will give you practice and encouragement to keep other spots organized.
Rule #5: Small Steps = Large Gains Starting small adds up to an entire project You don’t need to tackle it all at once.
Rule #4: Contain Contain as much as you can in Bins, baskets, organizers, drawers, etc. Junk in a drawer is more organized than junk on the floor.
Rule #3: Set Limits If something conies into your space, something must come out. If all you do is bring stuff in… you become a candidate for “Hoarders”.