Here are 10 Tips to simplify any space in your home or office so you never have to do a big cleanup! Implementing these easy habits will help you live clutterfree, save time, and enjoy life.
Tip #1: Keep the front two-thirds of every counter or desk clear
Every room immediately looks cleaner when the front of every counter or tabletop is clear.
Tip #2: Do a two-minute pickup before you leave a room.
That way you’ll come back to a clean space. But if it takes longer, schedule a time to catch up.
Tip #3: Put clothes away now rather than later.
Begin and end your day by putting your clothes away in one step. No piles makes life easier.
Tip #4: Make your clean kitchen table a focal point with only a centerpiece.
People will think your whole house is clean if you keep your kitchen table clear!
Tip #5: Look for a clear line of sight in every room.
Decide ahead of time where to put your daily items and keep them put away . . . always!
Tip #6: Open your mail in one spot with five key file folders in a portable file.
2. To Do
3. To Decide
4. My interests
5. Bills to Pay
Tip #7: Create a file for recurring papers in your life.
Any time you have more than three reoccurring papers on a topic, it needs a folder.
Tip #8: Organize one shelf, file, or drawer at a time.
Set up a weekly time to organize one thing. Those 52 efforts in a year add up to a big success!
Tip #9: Continue to pare things down until you can manage your work and home.
Too much stuff will slow you down and dampen your productivity. Let go and move on.
Tip #10: Congratulate yourself on living space you maintain daily.
Maintenance is the key to simplifying your space and your life. Always celebrate your progress!