You want to make all of your spaces work for you.  Organized spaces limit distractions and help keep you focused on your goals.  Research has found that people focus better, are less distracted, and can process more information in a streamlined environment - and they are less stressed too!


If an item meets any of these criteria, get rid of it!  Donate to charity, pass along to a friend, or throw it out.

  • It's broken or missing an important part
  • I have never used it, and can't think of when I will in the next month
  • It doesn't fit me now
  • Sad/unhappy memories are attached to it
  • I have another just like it that I prefer
  • It is no longer useful to me
  • It has never been quite right
  • it is outdated in a way that makes it useless