Packing. This is one acitvity that we all must do when going on a journey. Even if it is an overnight trip for work, one needs to pack the necessities and niceties. Don’t want to forget the toothbrush, you might not find a convenience store to buy one!
If this article is true, then we all need a ‘training’ on packing. LOL.
We all might have been there before. Struggling with bags left and right, too heavy on one side that it tips over if you don’t hold onto it… Now we can spare you the reading of the above link. Essentially the gist of the story is that if one wants to harness the most space & weight out of your luggage, sign on with the men in fatigues for a workout! What workout we hear you ask?
To pack your bags!
It’s an art, and also a discipline. When soldiers head out for missions, they carry all they need. Imagine carrying too much. Or disorganized. Worse, unevenly packed that the weight is assymetric – ie unequally distributed. This leads to haste, waste and frustration. You don’t want to be opening up all of your packs searching for that one thing, out in the field. Especially not in the dark, wet and cold. Those who backpack should know!
In one word, compartmentizaion. This is a fantastic post evaluating an example of such a product that will help you make the most of the limited space you have in your suitcase or backpack. You might just want to consider it! Who knows? You might be able to squeeze a lot more than you imagined…
Will you sign up for boot camp to learn about packing?