PROBLEM: Often it is really hard to do those little things that need to be done in order to maintain an organizational system.

SOLUTION: A mantra can be useful to help us follow through. For example, if we don’t feel like putting the file away or taking our cup to the kitchen, saying a mantra might be what we need to push us to our new behavior.

HINT: Mantras need to be unique to the person and the situation but here are a few ideas to get you thinking: a clear work space means a focused mind, cups in the kitchen equals peacefulness in the living room. The mantra can be in your head or it can be posted in an appropriate location.

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Susan Hunsberger

I’m Susan Hunsberger with Strategize Organize LLC. I work with folks with organizing challenges. Adults and students with ADHD are areas of specialty. People come to me feeling shame and frustration. They hire me to help them lift the weight of disorganization and move on with life.

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