How do you stay organized?

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by Fueled by Coffee, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. 6-eyed shaman

    6-eyed shaman Sock-eye salmon

    As in keeping track of times, appointments, events, schedules, etc.

    Do you use your phone? Wall calendar? Planner notebook? Mental memory? Or something else?

    Also, how organized are you?
  2. deleted

    deleted Visitor

    Wall calendar, dry erase boards, notes to self. someone else reminding me..
  3. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    I have ADD. I don't stay organized.
  4. etherea

    etherea mother of the idiot children

    My mind does it for me. Subconsciously I am always totally on it. Sometimes I hate how organised I am, I can never use the excuse that I forgot because everyone who knows me knows that it's a lie ! ;)
  5. Irminsul

    Irminsul Valkyrie

    iPad, iPhone, whiteboard
  6. TheGhost

    TheGhost Auuhhhhmm ...

    Grey matter.
  7. Irminsul

    Irminsul Valkyrie

    You should get a whiteboard. You can draw on them and make collages with magnets. They're pretty nifty. I love magnets.
  8. TheGhost

    TheGhost Auuhhhhmm ...

  9. QueerPoet

    QueerPoet Senior Member

    I use visual aids: Place an empty prescription bottle next to my computer (when it's time for a refill), and the phone and electric bills are placed inside the latest book I am reading (I am forever reading a book to help me deal with my chronic insomnia). :)

  10. lively_girl

    lively_girl Member

    I use a planer notebook for school related things, email inbox for work, phone for friend's birthdays and post-it notes or magnetic board for other appointments (doctor, dentist, hairdresser, the date to return the books to the library, etc.).
    The rest I keep in my head.
  11. Tyrsonswood

    Tyrsonswood Senior Moment

    Who said I was organized?
  12. MeAgain

    MeAgain Dazed and Confused Staff Member Super Moderator

    My wife takes care of that stuff, I just wander around.
  13. Spectacles

    Spectacles My life is a tapestry Lifetime Supporter

    Some of my life is very organized. Some not so much. Now that I drive Dad wherever he needs to go I have a calendar on my door that lists all his appointments.

    For myself I put post it notes on the door so that I have to see it before I go out. I keep a small notebook (3X5) that I take with me for grocery lists or other errands.

    I don't remember as much as I used to, so I do need visual reminders.
  14. 6-eyed shaman

    6-eyed shaman Sock-eye salmon

    Likewise. But I'm trying to improve myself. Which is why I made this thread.

    that's a good idea. I've tried writing my agenda and to-do list on a sheet of paper and taping it to the wall. But it didn't seem to work consistently, and it looked tacky. And paper gets lost regardless.
  15. *MAMA*

    *MAMA* Perfectly Imperfect

    I have three dry erase boards and I use my phone.
  16. Lodog

    Lodog ¿

    I have a dry erase board, but I'm more apt to put "drink white Russians and go bowling" than shit I really need to do.
  17. Piaf

    Piaf Senior Member

    Phone for everyday lists, and notebook planner for more important things, mostly school related.
  18. I use outlook for my work cal and gmail for my personal cal because I like to keep these items seperate. For tasks I use trello
  19. creampie00

    creampie00 If you can't DODGE it....RAM it!

    Outlook for work stuff and memory for the rest. I have a friend who is very anal, she wakes up early and writes out her entire day in a notebook...including showering and brushing teeth. Things like that really dont need to be written down do they? I wonder if she writes on there...."make a list of things to do"
  20. YouFreeMe

    YouFreeMe Visitor

    I just remember it. Maybe write it down on a scrap of paper that I usually use anyway. I think the writing down helps me remember.

    I'm actually surprisingly organized. I don't really forget things.

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