Tips No. 176. Handle paperwork, documents and mail.“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” – Steven WrightDoes your workplace look like this: you have piles and piles of papers on your desk? There are lots of papers scattered on your desk. And you have no system to organize them. Not at all.The person who works in a messy workspace spends a lot of time looking for things. This person can be also distracted by unnecessary things. Here is a trick to free up your workspace and increase your work capacity.In terms of papers and documents, ask yourself: Is this item essential? It is really important question, especially if you tend to save material “just in case”. Bring your papers all together. You can extract the information from these materials and store it in a minimized form. Therefore, go digital – switch to paperless statements and scan as much as you can. You should digitalize your business as much as you can and eliminate paper clutter forever.
Tips No. 270. Declutter kids' rooms – well begun is half done!While the same basic rules for decluttering apply when you organize children’s room, there are some small differences and the additional considerations. How to begin?a. First and foremost, you should involve your kids in the process of decluttering their rooms. The primary and the most important goal is to teach them how to care for their things.b. Before you start decluttering, sit down and try to explain the organization process to them. They should understand basics, so stick to simplicity. Everything else will be described during the process. Decluttering and organizing are best shown by example.c. Make space for children’s questions. If children understand what is expected of them, they will be much more cooperative.
Tips No. 320. Display child’s favorites.A simple and inexpensive garment rack is always a great clutter-busting solution. You can turn kid’s closet into a display for their favorites. There is an old rule – out of sight, out of mind. You can find a garment rack with extra storage on the bottom that could be utilized for kids’ shoes and backpacks. Therefore, everything is transparent and accessible and it will make getting dressed quick and easy.