Attention college students! Is your room messy already? Do you suffer from ADHD? Did you just begin this semester of college? Are you looking for tips to keep your room organized? If so, then this article is for you. Continue reading this article to find ways to keep your room organized.
Tip #1: Always Put Everything Away
The first tip to keep your room organized with ADHD is to put what you are using away once you use it. This way it will become a habit. You will not think twice about what you have to do. Always put what you are doing away. Your room will become that much neater.
If you are working on your desk, clean your desk up after you do your homework. If you are working on the floor, clean the floor up after you are finished. If you are working on your bed, clean your bed up after you are done. This will help keep your room become that much neater. In addition, if you have ADHD it will enable you to stay organized as well.
Tip # 2: Store Excess Belongings in Containers
In addition to always putting everything away after you use it, store excess belongings in containers. For example, if you buy an extra notebook or toothpaste at the beginning of the semester, put these belongings in a plastic container and store them under your bed. This way your room will be neater and more organized. With ADHD, especially if your room is more organized, you will feel calmer and more organized as well. You will also do better throughout the semester.
Tip # 3: Communicate With Your Roommate
On a final note, in addition to always putting everything away and storing excess belongings in containers, it is also important to communicate with your roommate. Communication is important for everyone but especially important for someone with ADHD. If you do not like something this person does simply tell him or her in a polite manner. There is no need to raise your voice. Simply communicate your concerns.
To end this article, three tips have been mentioned to enable college students with ADHD to keep their rooms organized. They are: always put everything away, store excess belongings in a storage container, and communicate with your roommate.
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