A messy dresser and cluttered closet is unlikely in a neat room, so before exiting your bedroom clean up and make it clutter-free ...

messy bedroom closet clothes

Your bedroom

In order for your bedroom to be a true resting place, there should not be a lot of stuff everywhere. The top of the dresser should not be completely covered with bottles of this and containers of that. Clear it.

And clear the nightstand, too. A book, lamp, pen and alarm clock are the only acceptable items. If you have other items that you need to keep near the bed, use a small basket and slide it under the bed.

Is there anything hanging on the doorknobs? If so, remove it.

The absolute must-do to declutter a bedroom is to make up the bed. Tuck the sheets, smooth the comforter and fluff the pillows. This is sure to give the room a better feel and look.

And has anyone ever told you, your car looks like you live in it? It shouldn't ...

messy backseat of a car

Your car

You should be tired of moving things out of the passenger seat when someone wants to ride in your car.

Clean your car out.

This just doesn't involve running a vacuum over the mats and seats. Use a damp cloth to clean the dash and drink holders.

If it is necessary to keep a lot of documents in your vehicle for work, purchase a crate or organizer and put it in the trunk.

If you keep extra shoes or a bag of workout clothes in the backseat, put it in the trunk. And don't turn your trunk into a junk area, be organized.

Glove compartments and storage bins can get filled with papers and napkins. Go through those areas and get rid of anything that is not needed.

After the car is clean, it's time to organize your workspace ...

overworked man at desk surrounded by paperwork

Your workspace

While work usually cannot be as comfy as home, the mere sight of a bunch of stuff may actually be adding to your daily stress.