Common Organizing Mistakes to Avoid

Common Organizing Mistakes to Avoid

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Learn common organizing mistakes to avoid
We got all the clothes out so we could see how much we have (good… though getting everything out all at once may not be right for everyone). But it’s not organized or categorized, which makes the next step (choosing what to keep) more difficult.

Organizing is difficult and can be a stressful, time-consuming project. It’s also an essential skill that can increase your physical and emotional health. Chances are, though, that during an organizing project, you made a few mistakes. While it’s natural to feel disappointed or frustrated when mistakes occur, it’s important to recognize them as valuable learning opportunities rather than failures.

So, whether you live in a house in Brentwood, CA, or a Greenville, SC, apartment, these expert-backed tips are sure to make your life easier. Read on for 27 organizing mistakes to avoid during your next decluttering project.

Read the full article here: Organizing Mistakes: 27 Slip-Ups to Avoid During Your Next Project | Redfin

Pay special attention to #21 to take in our contribution. And truly, don’t forget to celebrate your successes (not just when it comes to organizing but in life as well). Celebration helps you build the healthy habits you need to keep your home tidy. If you want to know more about this topic, I encourage you to check out the book Tiny Habits by BJ Fogg.

One of the common organizing mistakes (#14) is forgetting to address emotions. Clutter impacts your stress level. When you reduce clutter, you also reduce stress. Do yourself a favor and tidy up today! As I like to say, tidying is self care.

Review all 27 common organizing mistakes here to ensure success in your next organizing project. If you’re uncertain about how to best approach getting tidy, set up a Complimentary Cut-The-Clutter Consult with us today. You’ll get specific suggestions, customized to you and your individual organizing needs.