Do you have some small pockets around your home that are an unorganized mess?
Well, that clutter doesn’t just make it more difficult to find things… it’s also affecting your health!
According to Psychology Today, clutter can play a significant role in how we feel about our homes and workplaces. If yours are untidy and lacking organization, clutter can make you feel anxious, helpless and overwhelmed.
That’s right… your clutter is stressing you out, even if you don’t realize it!
You see, clutter overstimulates our brains and causes our senses to become overworked. It distracts us from more important thing and makes us anxious because we don’t really know what or how long it will take to get to the bottom of the pile. It also creates feelings of guilt, frustration and makes it very difficult to relax.
You need to keep things tidy and organized in order to keep your anxiety and stress levels where they should be.
Fortunately, I found a really handy guide for learning how to de-clutter your home with some very simple tips from organization professionals. It talks about what counts as clutter, why de-cluttering your home is so important, and lays out simple steps you can take to simplify this seemingly overwhelming tasks.
From there, you can create a sorting system and learn the most effective ways to get rid of the stuff you don’t need anymore.
A clean living space is essential to a feeling of balance and happiness. So make sure you're keeping your stress levels low by tidying up that clutter!