Organize your Home and Take Control over your Life
Posted on April 30 2018
The ultimate guideline to organize your home for a healthier lifestyle
What do you expect a house to look like? TV, bedding, vanity, kitchen stuff and a bathtub? Everyone has his own definition of a house or what we can call a home.
Generally speaking, a home is filled with the items that we need to use every day. However, have you ever thought about why we need these items? Except for those life essentials, we may have too many extras lying around such as the clothes, decorations, old gifts -you name it. From time to time, it may feel as if you’re stuck and drowning in all your stuff.
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Try to ask yourself one more question: have you ever paid attention to the facts that are behind all the things we smell, see, and touch? If you do, you should find that there is a ton of information you can dig out from all your senses. Usually, the more worn the object is, the more information you can seek out and the more chaos and mess you are adding to your house. Eventually, all that chaos will have a negative impact on our own life. This happens because our brain keeps on running over and over as it constantly receives and processes information. This is not healthy at all, neither physically nor mentally.
If your home is not clean or organized, it is safe to assume that this cluttered environment has unconsciously generated unnecessary information in your mind that will very likely bother you all the time. Therefore, tidying up your house and decluttering all the mess is a way of organizing information.
People who fail to keep their household organized to a certain extent are generally speaking lacking the ability to organize.
This will eventually have an effect on your mental and physical status which, in turn, will delay your process when working on everyday tasks. Therefore, cleaning and organizing your home is so much more than a simple action - there is a life philosophy behind it.
Below, we have listed 6 tips to organize your home which will eventually turn out to help you master your personal life.
Tip 1: Keep a mindset as if you can expect visitors any moment
Actively invite friends over to attend parties or have meals together in your house. This will motivate you to keep your place clean and organized for your guests. If your place is too messy at first, you could call a professional cleaner to help sort out your stuff. After your home is well-organized, it will be a lot easier to keep it clean and tidy in the future.
Tip 2: Keep your workspace or desk clean
No matter what the desk is used for, it is better to keep it organized by leaving fewer things on it. Utility racks or carts are a new home storage solution that allows you to easily keep your space organized. Remember, cleaning up your desk regularly makes your whole environment appear better organized to the eye.
Tip 3: Clean up after yourself right away
Throw out the banana peel right after you ate the banana, empty a full trash bin straight away without waiting until tomorrow, and clean your dishes immediately. The key to feeling organized is to avoid a dirty and messy environment as this will never give you the positivity that encourages you to move forward.
At first, it may seem a little bit annoying and unpleasant to force yourself to do everything immediately, however, it only looks like this way. Try to start off with small tasks and gradually increase them up to the point you do everything straight away. If you do this, you can be sure to feel happy and grateful in the future for all the efforts you have put in changing your routines and keeping your life more organized.
Tip 4: It is very important to keep the kitchen and restroom clean
As we all know, both the kitchen and bathroom are areas that are easy to get dirty. This is something you have to be careful about as it is not healthy at all. However, once you get them cleaned up, the result will be outstanding and you are guaranteed to feel very pleased.
Tip 5: Do not leave anything lying around on your sofa, bed, and even chairs
A sofa is a sofa, a bed is a bed, and a chair is a chair. Every single furniture has its own purpose and will not be used as something else.
Tip 6: Lighting is critical
Try to light up all the areas mentioned above, especially after you’ve done a big cleaning job. This simple trick will make your entire house look fresh and clean. Lighted-up spaces are always the places of your home where you spend a lot of time. Therefore, it is necessary to keep them tidy and comfortable at all times.
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What do you think of these ideas to organize your home? Do you have other tips? If you want to read more about cleaning your house, check our article about Spring Cleaning for a clutter-free home
Editor: Eloisa Latorre | April 28, 2018