It’s no secret a clean and organized environment is more aesthetically pleasing than a messy one, but few people are aware of how much a clean space affects our mind. When our space is bogged down by clutter, our minds can feel equally out of whack without us even knowing.
Now that the holidays are behind us, you’ve probably noticed that you have a lot of new stuff. If you have kids, the problem is compounded. So, in addition to having all the usual holiday decorations and materials in your home, you also now have many new gifts.
If you haven’t made your New Year’s resolutions yet, there’s still time! Resolutions are a fun way to better ourselves and make our lives a little easier. Here are a few resolutions you could make this year to improve your home.
Everyone has experienced a time when they suddenly receive news of guests arriving in the next half hour, or a neighbor asking to stop by for a visit. Sometimes you just want to spend just 10 minutes cleaning up so the house can look tidy but not the entire afternoon.
Clutter has profound psychological effects on our brains and emotions. We can feel the clutter around us and measure it by our stress levels. An untidy room can be difficult to fall asleep in. A cluttered playroom makes learning harder than it needs to be.
No matter the size of your home, you probably wish you had just a little more space. Families tend to outgrow the spaces they live after a few years. A tidy home without clutter is not only easy to keep clean, but it reduces your stress levels and makes everyone feel less tense.