How To Maintain Organization Habits With ADHD

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Ladies, gather ‘round. We have to discuss how to maintain organizational habits with ADHD. Are you tired of the constant mess? You’re not alone—trying to create and stick to a routine is difficult when you have ADHD. It’s time to switch our focus from viewing the negatives and think about fun ways to make organizing our lives easier. Here’s what you need to know.

The ADHD Perspective: Embrace the Uniqueness

Our ADHD gives us a unique way to look at the world. We can think freely and bring creativity to the table. Keeping that in mind allows us to find fun, creative ways to build organization habits that work for us.

Taking Action: Knowledge Is Power

Ready to launch your organization crusade? Follow these essential strategies to win the battle. To start, embrace routines like morning and evening rituals. These routines help our ADHD brain power through the day and prepare for the next. Each morning and night, you know what you need to do and when.

Tick Tock: Time Management Magic

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One of the most significant organizational struggles for people with ADHD is time management. Being present in the now is fantastic, but let’s create a plan that extends further than tonight’s dinner. Try tools like digital calendars, planners, and to-do lists. Then, organize them by setting deadlines and dedicated time slots for each task. Voilà! Say hello to smooth sailing (mostly)!

Conquering Clutter: Master the Art of Tidying

Now, let’s address the elephant in the room: clutter. Controlling our physical space can be overwhelming, but we got this. The key to conquering clutter and restoring organization is breaking it down into small, manageable tasks. Tidying a room doesn’t have to happen all at once. By focusing on one corner at a time, you can create a harmonious home that allows your ADHD mind to flourish. Not to mention, the sacred act of decluttering makes you feel more accomplished.

Self-Compassion: Be Kind to Yourself

Hey! Remember that progress isn’t always linear, and setbacks are natural. It takes time to develop habits. Be kind to yourself when things don’t work out, and most importantly, always remember to celebrate your wins, no matter how small. Because honestly, living with ADHD can be a bit of a rollercoaster. Remind yourself that you are just as worthy of an organized life as anyone else.

Let’s face it, maintaining a flawless space isn’t always feasible. Embrace the little imperfections and practice self-compassion. Now that you have learned how to maintain organization habits with ADHD, go and conquer your clutter like the organizational Wonder Woman you are!

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Lacy Estelle

Lacy Estelle is the writer of and the Podcast host for An ADD Woman.

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