Organise Your Storage Locker: Tips for People With ADD and ADHD
If you have ADHD or ADD staying organised can be challenging, and if you are hiring a storage locker, it can be especially hard to keep that space organised. Unfortunately, if your locker is not organised, it makes it hard to find things inside it.
Luckily, there are ways to make organisation easier, regardless of any organisational difficulties you may have. Check out these tips:
1. Tie a pen to your belt
When you are in the process of packing up your home to get items ready for storage, tie a pen to your belt loop or put it somewhere you can easily find and access it. People with ADD or ADHD tend to jump in and out of projects quickly.
Because of this, you may find yourself packing a box of office supplies one moment but making a pile of items to throw in the rubbish the next moment. So that you can jump from project to project without becoming disorganised, you need a pen.
That way, you can quickly label the box or pile you are organising at the moment and know what it is when you come back to it.
2. Add tape to the floor of your storage locker
As you start to move items into your storage lockers, you need to be creative about keeping them organised. Try sectioning off the storage locker using tape on the floor. Also tape a sheet of paper to the floor of each of these areas to note what they hold.
In addition to breaking your locker into manageable sections for easy organisation, also consider adding shelves or other items that make it easier to stay organised.
3. Hang a map on the front of your unit
If you struggle with memory issues as part of your ADHD or ADD symptoms, you should create a visual map of everything that is in your storage unit. You can do this by taking pictures of each section or row of your unit or by hand drawing diagrams.
If possible, tape a pen to this map of your storage locker's contents so that you can mark if you take any items out or add any items into your unit.
4. Ask for help
Organisation is neurologically difficult for people with ADD or ADHD, and if you are struggling, don't hesitate to ask for help. Friends or family members may be able to help you sort your stuff and move it into storage, and storage facility operators may have organisational tips you hadn't thought of before.
For more information, contact a company like Dawson Moving.