In January, I blogged about the 10 habits of an organized person. The first habit I listed? Make your bed every day. Awhile ago I came upon this video that I just have to share. It features Admiral William McRaven, head of the elite Navy SEALS, who explains why making your bed every day may be life’s most important lesson. I knew I was on to something! The video is short (1:37). Watch it here.
If you make your bed every morning, you will have accomplished the first task of the day. It will give you a small sense of pride and it will encourage you to do another task and another…. And if by chance you have had a miserable day, you will come home to a bed that is made — that you made. And a made bed gives you a sense of encouragement that tomorrow will be better. -Admiral William McRaven