Four Ways To Minimise Your Key Ring

If you’re not careful, your key ring can quickly get out of control. Before you know it, you’ll have five keys for things you don’t own anymore, heaps of rewards cards and a few tools you don’t really need. You can handle this situation in a lot of ways. Let’s look at a few of the best.

Apply The 80/20 Rule To Clutter To Get Rid Of Old Junk

Nobody likes clutter, but it can be hard to let go of items you’ve had around for a long time. Speaking with The Wall Street Journal, author Jennifer Baumgartner suggests you apply the 80/20 rule to your stuff to help you get rid of it.

Create A Family Command Centre To Remember Everyday Essentials

When rushing out of the house in the morning, it’s easy to forget the things you need to take with you. Create a family command centre near the front door, and you’ll have a place to stash the things you need to remember to take with you on your way out.

The Noguchi Filing System Keeps Paper Documents Organised On Its Own

As much as many of us would love to go paperless, it’s just not possible for everyone. For those of us still struggling with paper files, the Noguchi filing system can keep our documents in order effortlessly. All you do is set it up, and it organises itself. Here’s how it works.

Avoid A 'Fast Food' Approach To Clothing By Buying For Life

Most of us probably buy too much stuff. When we think of reducing our disposable approach to consumerism, we might think of buying better gadgets or tools. News site Quartz suggests that your clothes are a big area in which we should buy fewer but higher-quality items.

Reduce Phone Clutter By Deleting All Those Redundant Apps

Let’s be honest: you probably have more than one app on your phone designed to perform the same task. Here’s an amazing life hack you probably never thought of: get rid of them.

Invite People Over To Motivate Yourself To Clean Up

Once you have a huge mess in your house, the work involved in cleaning can make you procrastinate. Get over that by calling people over to your place, so you pressure yourself into tidying up before that deadline.

Sort Your Torrent Folder By Date For Easier Browsing

Even the most organised people have a hard time sifting through a giant downloads folder trying to find that one file — especially if you don’t know what the file’s name is. Sort your downloads folder by date to solve this problem.

Win 8 App Remover Eliminates Pre-Installed Junk Apps From Windows 8

Windows: Microsoft’s operating system usually comes with a bundle of pre-installed apps, but Windows 8 took it to a whole new level. If you want to clear out some of the crap, Win 8 App Remover can help.

Hide And Show Desktop Icons On OS X With An Automator Service

A cluttered desktop is not only distracting, it can slow down your Mac. If you want to temporarily hide your Mac’s desktop icons, you can do so with a simple AppleScript and Automator.