- Organize important contacts and numbers: Make sure your family is well prepared by having all important contact numbers either memorized or saved in your phone. Kids should know when to call 9-1-1. They should also know their parent’s phone numbers as well as any other important numbers. For adults, it is a good idea to have doctor’s offices and emergency contact numbers readily available in your phone too.
- Organize an emergency preparedness kit: Every home should have an emergency preparedness kit and all household members should know where it is located. This kit should have basic items for survival in case an emergency strikes. Some items to include would be: a flashlight with extra batteries, at least one gallon of water, a first aid kit, moist towelettes for sanitation, garbage bags, a manual can opener, a map, a whistle to signal for help, and a cell phone with a solar charger.
- Tackle Clutter around the Home: Clutter has a tendency to add to stress. Start relieving this stress by getting rid of the clutter. Check out these great tips on how to de-clutter your home: http://www.bhg.com/decorating/storage/organization-basics/ways-to-reduce-clutter/#page=1
- Organize Your Office Space: Being organized at work is not only beneficial for you, but also for the people around you! No one wants to work in a messy environment. Check out these great tips on how to get organized at the office: http://www.examiner.com/article/clear-conquer-your-desk. Try and make a day at the office where everyone participates in tidying up and organizing their areas!
By tackling these tasks, you are bound to feel better about the year ahead. Remember, being organized helps save time and money. It also increases productivity and enhances your quality of life. So what are you waiting for? It is time to get organized!