It takes more time to find stuff than it does to put it away. Individuals without ADHD spend roughly 23 weeks of their lives trying to find items; adults with ADHD spend two times that amount.
- What stops me from putting away the things I use or pull out?
- What destroys my good intentions? (e.g., busy, bored, don’t remember new system)
The best approach to decluttering your home is to adopt a beginner’s mindset. Getting organized takes time when it’s done right, and the work will be slow going at first. Expect breakdowns along the way. Embracing your ADHD brain means cutting yourself some slack when you get emotional or frustrated.
The content for this slideshow came from Linda Roggli's webinar, "Conquer Clutter, the ADD Way: 7 Practical Steps To Organizing A Messy House." You can watch the replay here.
How To Declutter: Next Steps
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