On a scale of one to tidy, we'd give ourselves about a seven. We put used socks in the hamper. When we spill coffee grounds all over the floor, we generally sweep them up. But is there more we could be doing? Yes. Always
Tools, toys, bikes, junk and more junk; does this sound like your garage? If you're stacking boxes to the ceiling, cramming tools into bins or overflowing with old furniture you meant to donate last year, it's time to make a change.
How are we going to be inspired to hit the pavement every morning if we are looking at piles of clothes? Clear your mind by clearing out the clutter. If your home is organized your mindset will be too.
Is your dresser drawer starting to look like someone ransacked it? Egg cartons and plastic ice cube trays make great organizational tools for jewelry, cuff links and other trinkets, and they'll easily fit inside your drawer.
Once I started folding and packing, I realized that I didn't have so much a closet but a portal to another dimension filled with infinite junk. A "Narnia" populated by at least 5 years' worth of bad judgment.
It turns out what I'd been good at was putting stuff away. In my new place there was no "away." As the movers filed out, it looked as if Christo had done an installation using to-the-ceiling stacks of boxes.