Why Clutter Is Making You Stressed

Cleaning may not make you happy, but a clean and tidy home can improve your overall happiness.

April is Stress Awareness Month and along with the their tips to;

  • Manage your time
  • Improve your concentration and motivation
  • Learn to say “No”
  • Adopt a more positive mindset

It may also be worth giving your home a spring clean as well, to give your life the best stress-free make over.

Along with a good clean, it’s also a good time to give your home a tidy up and de-clutter.


Decluttering Reduces Stress

A messy home breeds stress, because the thought of tidying up weight heavy on our minds.

To avoid the stress building, try to keep clutter under control. Spend just five minutes every day organising clutter and getting rid of anything you no longer need or want.

You don’t need to waste whole days organising your home, little and often will do wonders for your stress levels.


Decluttering Helps you Focus

Messy home = messy mind.

Clutter can take your attention away from the important things in life, so eliminate the distractions and you’ll find your mind much clearer.

This is particular important if you work from home.


Declutter Helps Depression

Your mental state can be affected by your surroundings, so it’s only natural that a messy home can have a negative impact on your mood.  When you invite a friend of family member over you may feel embarrassed to show them inside your home.

Remember: your loved ones aren’t judging you and they probably didn’t even notice the place isn’t as tidy as you’d like.