If you are tired of your life being unorganized, you can organize your life with the 25 simple ways to change and improve your life. When you change and improve your life you can get more organized, plan better and be more productive with your time.
25 Simple Ways to Organize Your Whole Life & Create Positive Change
1. Journal Your Thoughts
Writing down your thoughts can help you clear your mind and focus on what you want to achieve. If you overthink, get a journal and jot down your thoughts. Journaling your thoughts can help you release them and move on with your goals and plans.
2. Build a Positive Routine
Building a positive routine is always an excellent idea. If you are stuck in a rut, change your routine. Look at what part of your routine is helping you and what hinders you. Put effort into removing what hinders your life. In addition, replace what hinders progress in your life with activities that will help you move forward and achieve your goals.
3. Create a Life Plan
Make a life plan for yourself if you don’t already have one. Your life plan should focus on your purpose and how you plan to fulfill it. Look ahead to where you want to be and work toward goals and tasks that will help you achieve your life plan.
4. Be Consistent
Consistency is the key to everything. If you aren’t consistently working on the goals you want to achieve, you will struggle. Use a habit tracker to track the habits you want to improve. A habit tracker can give you a clear picture of what you are consistently doing and what you need to do more of.
5. Use the Time Blocking Method
Time blocking is a wonderful method to organize your life. Organizing your life doesn’t have to be a burden or challenge. When you use time blocking, you allocate your time to specific tasks at specific times. You can achieve remarkable results if you use the time blocking method.
6. Have a Morning Routine
Having a morning routine can start your day on a positive note. A morning routine provides your day with structure and allows you to accomplish personal tasks to better yourself. Our article about morning routines can get you started on your morning routine.
7. Plan Your Day in Advance
Planning your day in advance can help you know what is ahead of you. If you plan your day the prior day, you can be more prepared. In addition, if you are more prepared, you will handle that day better.
8. Find Out What Works for You and What Doesn’t
If you want to organize your life, you have to find out what works for you and what doesn’t. If you dislike doing tasks, you need to outsource those tasks. You need to spend more time focusing on what you like and want to do versus what you don’t desire to do.
9. Review Your Weekly Calendar Every Sunday
Reviewing your weekly calendar every Sunday makes you aware of what you are approaching in the week ahead. When you have a general idea of your week ahead you can prepare for the week you want.
10. Keep Your Emails Organized
Having too many emails in your inbox can be overwhelming and frustrating. Create folders for emails you need to refer back to and delete unnecessary emails. Being overloaded with emails can cause stress that you don’t need.
11. Only Follow People Who Add Value
If you are on social media and follow others, choose people who provide value to your life. If the people you are following don’t add value to your life, you need to unfollow them. Your life is what you see and pay attention to. Make sure you pay attention to those who add value to your life.
12. Invest in Items That Will Have a Specific Place in Your Home
Before you make a purchase and bring an item into your home, ensure the item will be of use and have a specific place. Don’t buy anything with no purpose. Make sure what you buy has a specific purpose and enhances your life.
13. Label Items in Your Home
Label storage items in your home and organize them accordingly. If you have a specific location for each item in your home, you will know where it is. When you know exactly where your home items are, you save money by not buying more of the same item.
14. Have a Laundry System
Set up a laundry system that works for you. Having specific laundry days can simplify laundry tasks. When you have simplified the task of laundry, you can focus on more meaningful tasks in your life.
15. Have a Cleaning System
Like a laundry system, a cleaning system can simplify cleaning. Set up a cleaning system that you can follow and streamline your cleaning tasks. When you have your system set up, you can pay more attention to other tasks you need to accomplish.
16. Plan for Regular Decluttering/Maintenance
Having a regular decluttering and maintenance plan can help you stay organized and reduce stress. When you plan to declutter and maintain your home regularly, you keep your home in a healthy position. If you didn’t have a regular decluttering/maintenance plan and all of your related tasks piled up, you would be stressed and unhappy.
17. Use the Pomodoro Technique
The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method based on 25-minute intervals broken by 5-minute breaks. This technique can help you focus on a specific task for a limited time. In addition, this technique provides structure to your schedule and can help you achieve positive results.
18. Have a Standard Grocery List
If you consistently eat the same meals, you should have a standard grocery list. Whether you use your phone or paper, having a standard grocery list that you can reuse can save time writing down your items every time you have to get groceries.
19. Plan/Prep Your Meals
Meal planning and preparation can save time and money. Planning and prepping meals is a great solution if you are busy. If your schedule is challenging, having prepared meals in advance can help you save time, money and reduce stress.
20. Track Your Meals
Tracking your meals can help you be more organized and help you with your health goals. By tracking your meals, you create a log that you can refer back to and review your progress.
21. Track Income/Expenses
If you want to be free from debt and have healthy finances, you need to track your income and expenses. Make a budget for yourself and stick to it. Being disciplined with your finances can help you achieve your future financial goals.
22. Plan the Next Year in Advance
Even though it is imperative to be in the present moment, planning your next year in advance will set you up for success. Outlining the next year will give you a road map of your next year. Yes, roadblocks can hinder your plan. However, with the right plan outlined, you will have a clear idea of what your next year will bring.
23. Focus on What You Want
There are so many distractions in life. The challenge is to limit distractions. You can succeed if you are aware of the distractions, but you focus only on what you want. If you don’t pay attention to distractions, you can move forward with what you want to do and achieve.
24. If You are in a Relationship, Plan Out Dates
Relationships are challenging, but they can be easier if the dates and activities are well-thought-out and planned. Plan your dates a month in advance and reserve time for each other. Stick to the time commitment you have reserved for your significant other.
25. Plan for Vehicle Preventative Maintenance
Your vehicle takes care of you by getting you where you need to be. In return, you should maintain your vehicle preventatively. Having a car is a privilege and should be valued.
You can organize your life with the 25 simple ways to change and improve your life in this article. When you change and improve your life you can get more organized, plan better and be more productive with your time.
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