Listen to “How Clutter causes Stress and Anxiety”.
Clutter can play a significant role in how we feel about our homes, our workplaces, and ourselves. Messy homes and workspaces leave us feeling anxious, helpless, and overwhelmed.
Unanswered emails, paperwork scattered across the desk, dozens of open tabs in internet browsers, unused clothes and items that collect dust – these are all examples of the clutter in our lives that cause us stress and anxiety.
A Study, by the Princeton University Neuroscience Institute, discovered that people who are surrounded by physical clutter in a disorganized environment are less productive and more distracted than those in organised environments.
It has been proven that clutter can:
Here are a few quick tips which will make it much easier to declutter your whole house:
Clutter is a physical representation of a to-do list that affects us mentally, emotionally and spiritually. But it’s not just physical clutter that we can organise. We can also organise our mental clutter.
Do you start your day by filling your mind with positive, uplifting information or negative, discouraging messages?
If the first thing you read when you wake up every morning is the news, you’ll most likely struggle with stress and anxiety throughout the day.
If you regularly hang around people who are constantly stressed, dismissive and low in self-confidence, you’ll start to pick up their energy and mentality.
The clutter that fills your mind can be just as destructive as the clutter in your physical environment and can lead to high levels of stress and anxiety.