7 MAJOR Organization Mistakes You're (Probably) Making

by Simplify

In today's fast-paced world, we often struggle with common organizational challenges that can make our lives feel a lot more chaotic than they should. In this article, Kallie, a content creator focused on organization and productivity, helps of explore these challenges and their solutions. Go, Kallie!

1. Holding Off on Decluttering

It's vital to declutter daily rather than postponing it, as clutter accumulates over time.

2. Trying to Organize an Entire Room

Instead of waiting for a free Saturday to tackle a whole room, Kallie suggests breaking it down into smaller tasks and scheduling them.

Messy bedrooms... Ugh!

3. Unrealistic Expectations

Avoid expecting Pinterest-perfect outcomes and prioritize functionality over trendy aesthetics.

4. Creating Piles

Kallie warns against creating piles as a temporary solution and recommends finding proper places for everything.

Stop making bigger piles of clothes!

5. Ignoring Piles

Instead of not only avoiding the creation of new piles, it's important to regularly address and deal with existing piles to prevent them from becoming overwhelming. We've been there!

Unfortunately, piles don't clear up by themselves.

6. Combining Similar Items

Kallie suggests organizing similar items together to streamline daily tasks and reduce mental effort.

Folding: Not everyone loves it, but it looks so good when it's done!

7. Expecting No Maintenance

Recognize that organized spaces require ongoing maintenance, and it's unrealistic to expect them to stay perfect indefinitely.


By addressing these common organizational mistakes, you can make meaningful improvements in your living spaces and daily routines just like Kallie did. Remember that organization is an ongoing process, and with dedication and adaptability, you can achieve a more streamlined and productive life.

For more organization ideas, discover these  clever storage hacks or these  home organizing hacks.

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