Tips To Help Disorganized People Survive In The Modern World

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Being organized has become increasingly impossible. Yet we're surrounded by people who get along just fine, despite lacking organizational skills, a full-time assistant, or an elaborate system of pulleys and levers that fixes them breakfast. That's pretty weird, right? So we asked our readers to tell us how they do it.

The best tip is below, but first, the runners-up:

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Entry by LilySprite

If there's something important you need to remember to take with you, put it on top of your car keys IMPORTANT (you won't get far without those) CRACK

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Entry by Wyrmologist

Need something done? 7 12:23 29 July Monday. Text yourself a reminder and don't remove the notification until you've finished the task. CRACKED CON

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Do you throw your clothes in a pile on the floor next to your bed? VS. You probably won't stop that behavior... SO get realistic, and keep your hamper

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Entry by rs1

ACCEPT REALITY KEEP FIVE CONDIMENT PACKETS AND THROW [OR GIVE) THE REST AWAY YOU WILL NEVER USE THEM ace CRACKEDOON

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Entry by PookieJones

Take advantage of technology. I set up weekly back-ups and scans on my computer, and now it's safe without me having to think about it. CRACKED COM

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Entry by LilySprite

Put together entire outfits ahead of time... Ny GRaU that way you won't have to scramble in the morning

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Always lose your: Parking tickets/important coupons/ warranty cards/ your kids' lunch money? Slip them inside your phone case. RICA You may misplace a

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Entry by rs1

WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THOSE BANK DEPOSIT SLIPS & OLD RECEIPTS? THROW THEM IN A SMALL BASKET. 99% OF THE TIME, YOU CAN THROW THEM ALL AWAY IN A COUPLE OF

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Entry by lemonstar

CRACKEDcO When I'm gearing up for a project with a tight deadline, prepare my desk the night before work. evest I clean off all clutter and have every

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Entry by rs1

WHEN YOU'RE DONE UNPACKING A GROCERY BAG HANG IT ON YOUR DOOR KNOB. THAT WAY YOU WON'T FORGET IT NEXT TIME. NS CRACKEDCO

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Verizon 7:30 PM 34 O Notifications Facebook Allow Notifications I've accepted that can't quit social media, SO rather than setting myself up to fail a

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CRACKED c COM We all have a drawer that looks like THIS. lokfo Drawer organizers OLLLLI will be the best $10 you ZA ever spend.

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Entry by rs1

Turn the stove light on whenever you turn on the stove or oven. That way you'll have a visual reminder to turn it off later. idea That is, if you actu

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Got leftovers? March 2 July 10 Enjoy July 12 Julyt 8 Enjoy Thonk you July 11 July10 Label them with the date before putting them in the fridge. No mor

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Entry by BuffaloGreg

Tired of forgetting about and wasting food? 5 Lettuce MIlk (0H/05) *1/2 b. hamburger baby carrots hummus cream cheese Make (and update) a list of the

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Entry by lemonstar

When I'm planning out how long it will take me to do something, I add 50% to my initial estimate. 12 11 10 Initial time estimate +50% 5 SO, if I think

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Entry by jimclass

Bad Memory? Take a Photo! Your smartphone is already always with you. Use photos to keep track of your shopping list, medications, documents, and othe

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Entry by rs1

CRACKEDco DELETE THE PHOTOS YOU DON'T WANT RIGHT AFTER YOU TAKE THEM YOU'LL TREASURE ONE PHOTO. YOU WON'T CARE ABOUT 10 VERSIONS OF THE SAME THING

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Entry by PollyDarton

Sick of losing your sh*t? With a few simple nail items, set up a station next to your front door push for anything that pin you frequently misplace. G

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Entry by Slammer13

Sew button to favorite shirt Use your phone's Organize desk built-in Notes Unclog bathtub app to keep a running list of all the things you need to do

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Entry by lemonstar

T PARMI BrL Gic MORTON @ntadi SEA SALC SALT -160 When I'm getting ready to prepare a meal, I make sure I have all my ingredients and utensils out and

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Entry by Fermosalua3

I use a gigantic, fluffy, childish keychain SO I can find my keys in the chaos of my purse. Sure, I could organize my purse, but somehow my 5 inch key

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CRACKED CON DOESDE 4 AY ap Keep a small toiletry bag in the seatback pocket in your car. Don't rely on it, but know that if you oversleep you can run