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Tips To Getting Organized With ADHD

Introduction

Do you suffer from ADHD?  Are you looking for tips to stay organized with ADHD.  This article will provide readers with tips to stay organized with ADHD.  They include starting small, keeping your system as simple as possible, coloring coding e-mails, in addition to making time to clean the clutter.

Starting Small

According to psychcentral.com, you always want to start small.  According to this article, people make mistakes.  First, they try to work on everything at once.  Second, they let their space become incredibly disorganized.  For starters, start small.  Do not work on everything at once.  Work on one task at a time.  This will help you complete the whole task over time.  On a second note, stay organized.  This will prevent you from becoming stressed out, which will prevent you from completing your tasks.

Keep Your System As Simple As Possible

According to psychcentral.com, the second tip for staying organized with ADHD is to keep your system as simple as possible.  For instance, do not keep your desk cluttered with decorations.  Keep as less stuff on your desk as possible.  This will eliminate clutter and help you stay more organized.

Color Code E-mail

On a third note, according to psychcentral.com, a third way to stay organized with ADHD is to color code e-mails.  You can assign one color e-mail to your family, while assigning one color e-mail to your friends, while assigning another color e-mail to your co-workers.  This will help you to become more alert when an e-mail comes and your are able respond to that e-mail in a more efficient manner.

Making Time To Clean The Clutter

In addition to all of the above mentioned tips, according to psychcentral.com, it is also important to make time to clean the clutter around your house or office.  When you make time to clean the clutter around your house or office, you will feel better about yourself.  You will also become more productive and organized and less stressed out, as well.

Conclusion

To end this article, four tips have been mentioned to help individuals stay organized with ADHD.  They include starting small, keeping your system as simple as possible, coloring coding e-mails, in addition to making time to clean the clutter.  If you try these four strategies or tips to stay organized with ADHD you will be golden.  Always remember that the sky is the limit and you can set your mind to anything.

 

 

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Tips To Getting Organized With ADHD

Lauren Walters

My name is Lauren Walters. I am currently heading into my final semester of graduate school for Mental Health Counseling in the Spring of 2016. Through my own experiences with mental illness, I love to inspire others through my writings and reassure them that they can live healthy, productive lives, despite mental illness. I hope you enjoy my articles. Feel free to comment. I will be sure to respond to you questions and/or comments in a prompt manner. Enjoy!


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APA Reference
Walters, L. (2017). Tips To Getting Organized With ADHD. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 16, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/living-with-adhd/2017/07/tips-to-getting-organized-with-adhd/

 

Last updated: 8 Jul 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 8 Jul 2017
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