There’s no doubt about it, life can be hectic and chaotic at times. Between work, family, and social obligations, it can be hard to keep everything straight. But there are some simple things you can do to help stay organized and on top of things.
Sometimes I feel like a complete scatter-brain with everything going on in my life, but the tips outlined below certainly help me stay at my best. When I remember them!
And that’s the biggest thing about staying organized. Obsessing over it may actually stress you out more, so just try and do your best!
Here are 5 simple tips that can help you stay organized:
The first tip involves organizing your time. Whether on your phone or a physical agenda, get a planner or calendar and update it regularly. This will help you keep track of all your upcoming commitments and make sure you don’t double-book yourself.
It can also make things easier for you mentally. Seeing everything laid out for you can allow you to get a better idea of your schedule so you can not only plan better, but feel less overwhelmed by what’s on the docket.
Another key way to stay organized is to write lists and check items off as you complete them. This can be anything from a grocery list to a list of tasks you need to complete for work. Checking items off as you go will help keep you on track and ensure that nothing gets forgotten.
Additionally, the more you see checked off of your list, the more motivated you’ll feel to complete the next item!
Whenever possible, delegate tasks to others. This can be anything from asking your spouse to pick up the dry cleaning to delegating a work project to a team member. Sharing responsibilities will help to lighten your workload and make it easier to stay organized.
Don’t bite off more than you can chew. Sometimes, even if you want to do something, you have to say no or ask someone else for help. The reality is, when you say yes to something you can’t devote your energy to, you’re not doing anyone a favor.
One of the most important tips for staying organized is assigning everything a place and then putting them back where they belong after using them. This may seem like a trivial thing, but if everything has a designated spot, it will be much easier to keep your home or office neat and tidy.
Trust me, leaving things out of their spot can quickly snowball, and before you know it, you’ve got a mess on your hands. This not only makes your environment stressful, but gives you an extra job to do.
Last but not least, breaking large projects down into smaller tasks can help you keep things in check. This will make it easier to stay on track and avoid feeling overwhelmed. Again, seeing everything laid out before you – instead of allowing it to exist as a mess in your mind – can help you rationalize the task before you, break it down, and see what’s necessary to complete it.
Staying organized can be a challenge in today’s busy world, but by following some simple tips, it can be done. In this article, I’ve offered tips for staying organized in a busy world, at home, and in your time. I hope these tips help you keep everything running smoothly!
A bonus of keeping organized…
Being organized means it’s easier to do the things you want to do. Like taking after your health.
If everything has a spot, you’ll know where to find your Complete Collagen+ every morning. And EverBella’s highly-absorbable formula can definitely help you look and feel your best for years to come!