The only way to truly “get organized” is by simplifying. This means focusing on the important things in life — ridding yourself of anything that merely takes up time, space, money, or energy without giving you any benefit.
REDUCE UNSOLICITED DIRECT MAIL: Write to Mail Preference Service, Direct Marketing Association, P.O. Box 9008, Farmingdale, NY 11735-9008, and ask to be removed from their mailing lists. Provide them with variations of your name that mailing lists are using.
BUY IN BULK: Think of how much time you spend “running errands.” Reduce that time by purchasing three to six month supplies of things you use on a daily basis — toothpaste, paper towels, postage stamps, etc.
SAY NO: Think about everything you say YES to: community involvement, errands for others, visiting, running around. Think about how they benefit you, your family, your business, your health, and your mind. If they do not benefit you, learn to say “NO!”
GET RID OF THE CLUTTER: Start each day with a clean desk or tidy house. You’ll be more efficient when things are in order. Get rid of the things you don’t need. You’ll be amazed at what you can do without.
Take some time this week to think of ways you can simplify your life. Please contact me if I can help you reach your goals for organizing or simplifying your life!
© Time to Organize