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The bedroom can be one of the most difficult rooms in the home to organize for a number of reasons. As the room where we spend time sleeping, changing, and sometimes even eating, it’s common for this room to become filled with items from other parts of the house. It’s also the room that most people entering your home won’t see, so it’s easy to use for storing objects that don’t fit anywhere else as well. However, it’s difficult to relax and sleep when your surroundings are cluttered; and in the case of an emergency, it’s important that this room is clear and easy to exit.
Organizing the bedroom can be a time-consuming process, but it will move along quickly once you get started. Here are a few key ways to keep your bedroom clean and organized.
Throw Away What You Don’t Need
Clutter is the number one cause of untidy spaces. You can be the most organized person in the world but if you have too much stuff, you’ll never be able to maintain an organized room because there’s just not enough space for everything. Take time to looks through your possessions every now and then and get rid of items you don’t need or use. If you have emotional attachments to belongings that are simply taking up space, put them in a small box and keep them out of sight. It’s easier to get rid of unnecessary possessions when you realize you don’t even notice they’re gone.
Clean Out Your Closet
There are a few ways to organize a small closet without getting rid of everything in it. It can be difficult to get rid of clothes you wear on occasion or that you know you might want to wear one day, but only keeping clothes in your closet that you wear regularly will make it a lot easier to keep your closet organized. Take your clothes that are out of season, or that you’ll only wear once a year and put them in a trunk or suitcase; you can keep this under your bed for easy access. Also, try to get in the habit of donating or selling old clothes when you buy something new to replace it.
Keep Your Space Efficient
Aside from unorganized rooms being uncomfortable, they can also be inefficient. Tons of heat escapes through windows during the winter. Keep your bedroom warm by insulating your windows with blankets from the back of your closet — keeping a blanket over them will ensure your room stays warm while using less energy. This can also clear up space in your closet for objects that are taking up space in other areas of your room. Make sure your room’s furniture is arranged in a way where everything fits snugly where it can, and it leaves clear, open space everywhere else. This could come in handy during emergencies that require a quick exit.
Keeping your bedroom tidy and organized may not seem like a huge deal but it’s very practical. It gives you peace of mind, extra space, makes it easier to keep your room clean, and it’s a lot safer than letting your room stay cluttered. Take these steps to organize your room and start reaping the benefits today.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.