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The Link Between Clutter and Depression

It’s been proven. Clutter is a bummer — literally.

It turns out that clutter has a profound affect on our mood and self-esteem.

But there are some simple things you can do to de-clutter your home and raise your spirits.


Adopt the Rule of Five
Every time you get up from your desk or walk through a room, put away five things. Or, each hour, devote five minutes to de-cluttering. At the end of the day, you’ve cleaned for an hour.

Be Ruthless About Your Kitchen Sink
Pledge to clear and clean your kitchen sink every day. It takes a couple of seconds more to place a dish in the dishwasher than dump it in the sink. A clean sink will instantly raise your spirits and decrease your anxiety.

Put Photos Away

Return to yesteryear when only photos of ancestors or weddings earned a place. Put snapshots in a family album, which will immediately de-clutter many flat surfaces.

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Source: www.houselogic.com

 

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