Having Fibromyalgia I often suffer from ‘brain fog’ where I forget everything. Keeping my home and life organized really helps on those days. Keeping up with my filing is just as important as keeping up the house.
There’s a rule in filing. Touch it once and file it. First make a place to keep files if your filing system isn't already in place, then when papers, whether it’s mail or work-related, cross your desk act on them right away if you have the time. After acting upon the mail and work either file items or toss them out. Doing this daily in the office area as well as with the mail helps keep the 'piles' of papers at bay. Remember mom telling you to put things away? Well? Do so. Now, if I can only remember to do this on those brain fog days.