Why Get Organized? Some Good Reasons Why You May Need To

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There are a lot of benefits to being organized. You may not realize it yet but organizing your space, your finances and your time gives you the power to take more control of your life. It can also increase your ability to accomplish your goals and allow you to enjoy life to the fullest. Being organized also allows you to:

  • Set your goals more efficiently, prioritize your tasks, and focus on what you want to achieve.
  • Manage your time more effectively and be more productive.
  • Reduce clutter, lower your stress levels, and achieve more energy and enthusiasm.
  • Be more flexible and creative.
  • Get more balance in your life.
  • Achieve freedom from disorganization and chaos.
  • Have a more positive outlook on life.

So, how do you start organizing your life at home and at work? Here are some simple yet effective tips on how to get started.

Set your goals

There is no better time to set your goals than the start of the New Year, so start making a list of the things in your life or areas of your home that you want to organize. For best results, keep your goals SMART (Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound).

Purge unnecessary items

Set a time to go through your stuff and sort them out. Make a pile for items that can still be used, separate items that can be donated, and throw away unusable and damaged items.

Have a place for everything

Items that don’t have a home usually end up in a pile and add to your clutter. So, find storage solutions, designate a place for everything, and consolidate where possible.

Set a schedule

Make decluttering and organizing your space a habit. Have a schedule and stick to it!


To get an insider’s guide to an organized life and create order among chaos, check out An Organized Life, an insightful article published in NorthsideWoman.com. 

Also check out our book My Journey to an Organized Life (& Watch The Video Below) for more tips on how to get started on the road to a more organized life, and where you will find invaluable organizing worksheets for Assets, Medical Information, Personal Information, and Legal Information.  Grab a download of the “My Assets Worksheet” here!”

If you need to eliminate clutter and disorganization in your life, count on us to give you all the help that you need. Call us at 410-329-3300(MD) or at 770-733-1957 (GA) or send us an email at info@absolutely-organized.com today.

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