If you are suffering from depression it can cause havoc with daily tasks and become organized while depressed isn’t something that is easy. Why depression affects organizing is due to the illness and how difficult it is to diagnose, the idea of doing something, anything is difficult when you are feeling depressed.
You might not think clearly, especially if you are sleeping more than normal and this will affect how you function. However, trying to get organized might help you with the slow progress to some sort of normality, probably nothing like how your life was before, but that is fine.
Your normal is going to change, and dealing with that is the first step to being organized, it is a difficult concept to think that to get better you have to change aspects of your life and this is frightening. [Read more…] about Why Depression Affects Organizing