I think, despite being a bit of a packrat, there is a joy in efficient packing.
A few recommendations that I've seen elsewhere and a few that I haven't:
Find a bag that helps you organize. I lean towards tactical bags, if only because they are modular, have a ton of pockets, and are built for organization.
Not all bags are the same. I have one for overnight personal trips. One for multi night work trips. One for week long trips. If you have a suitcase you love, or are looki