I've been feeling overwhelmed by all the organizing projects I want to tackle. We moved recently and nearly every closet, cabinet, and drawer needs to be better organized. So, what did I do?
Well, of course I created a pretty printable, but I also came up with a unique system for rating and prioritizing the projects. After writing down all the organizing projects I need to tackle, I also wrote an estimate of how long each one would take. The next part might seem a little unusual, but I think it will work wonderfully.
I also gave each project an “annoyance factor” rating. What's an annoyance factor? Quite simply, it's how much not having that project done bothers me. I used a simple scale from 1 to 5. Five means it really, really bothers me and one means I hardly notice.
For example, I use the kitchen junk drawer all the time, so having it messy really bothers me. Therefore, I gave it 5. That combined with the fact that it only takes 15 minutes to organize means I should probably tackle it first.
My storage room is something that I almost never see, so I gave it a 1. Since it will also take several hours, that's one of the things I'll tackle last.
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