"Owning less is better than organizing more." Joshua Becker
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The truth is that it's hard to get organized. It takes time and motivation. And of course, hard work. Some of us are born housekeepers, and others like me, not so much. But I think all of us enjoy those times when we can look around at our home and feel good about what we see. If you stop and consider the many benefits of getting your home organized, I think you will find your motivation. And your life will become so much easier.
7 Benefits of a neat, organized home
1. Reduced Stress-Less clutter and more organization can most definitely lead to less stress. Just think about opening a cupboard or closet and being able to find what you're looking. You know exactly where to look. No more getting frustrated because you know it's there somewhere. But you can't locate it. 2. No more rushing around-That's right, a tidy home means it's no big deal if your neighbor comes by unexpectedly. Even better, a planned family event doesn't have to involve days of cleaning beforehand. You've got it. 3. You save time-Have you ever spent time trying to find the scotch tape or a pair of scissors? An organized drawer for such items can save you a lot of time.
4. More time for other things-Less time looking for things, less time rushing around adds up to more time for other things. Maybe a hobby. Perhaps there is a class you would like to take. Maybe you want to take a nap. 5. Time to entirely relax-It's so much more relaxing to sit down to enjoy a favorite television program, or to read a book knowing that your home is organized and tidy 6. Sense of Accomplishment-Nothing feels better than the feeling we get when a goal has been reached.
7. Happiness-I guarantee that when you look around at your organized home, you will feel HAPPY.
So if you are one of those that have accomplished your goal of being organized. How about sharing with us the benefits you have discovered by being organized. The Sentimental Person's Guide To Decluttering The Clutter-Free Home: Making Room For Your Life Tidy The F*ck Up: The American Art of Organizing Your Sh*t "Clutter steals energy and joy." Monika Kristofferson “Picture your dream home. I bet it’s not filled with clutter.” ― Joshua Becker