Mental Health Effects of Clutter
Although clutter obviously has an impact on your physical space, some people are unaware that clutter can also have detrimental effects on your mental health.
Of course, clutter doesn't affect everyone in the same way. For instance, someone who has a perfectionist streak may find clutter to be more stressful. But by becoming conscious of how much clutter you have and whether it causes you any stress, you'll be better able to determine whether there's a chance for you to change your physical space and enhance your mental health.
An increase in stress
Idealistically, home should be a place where we can unwind and relax, but clutter can make that difficult. According to one study, women who reported having more clutter in their homes had higher levels of cortisol throughout the day than those who had less clutter.
Having Trouble Focusing
In fact, clutter can be annoying. Our brains are only able to concentrate on a certain array of situations at once. Therefore, if you're trying to work from home and are surrounded by clutter, for example, the clutter may truly make it more difficult for you to think clearly. Procrastination According to research, those who have cluttered homes have a propensity to put off important tasks.
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