The following ten steps can be applied to any organizing task, large or small:
- Focus on the bigger picture. Why do you want to get organized and what do you stand to gain? In light of these goals, evaluate the quality and quantity of the things occupying your physical space. Once you've identified your big-picture intention for getting organized, write it down. Remember it. Begin to live inside it.
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For more cleaning tips, check out What's A Disorganized Person To Do?
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