11 People Share The Simple Things They Do To 'Get It Together'

We could probably all use these.

Have you ever told yourself you just need to "get it together?" Sometimes, our lives can get a little messy as we're trying to find that perfect work-life balance between our career and social life. It can all get to be too overwhelming. To find out how some people are achieving that balance, one Reddit user asked the community, "What single habit is most helpful for 'getting your life together'?" 

The thread brought in several responses, with one person commenting that they live their life by the motto: "If it will take less than two minutes, do it now." The thread is full of such gems as people continue to share their tips and respond to others who have specific questions. We love that the conversation is a space for strangers to help one another.

Check out more of our favorite responses below:


1. Plan ahead.

2. Do it now.

3. Get sleep, exercise, eat healthy.

4. Get real about excuses.

5. Write.

6. Try getting up early.

7. Make a to-do list and keep up with it.

8. Make today better than yesterday.

9. Manage your priorities.

10. Clean up.

11. Set goals.

Cover photo by Tero Vesalainen / Shutterstock.com


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