Clutter And Health: Mental And Physical Health

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Clutter and Health - Mental and Physical health
"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." World Health Organization.
When we talk about health we usually identify it only with physical health for the simple reason that this aspect of health is the easiest to understand. Most people consider themself healthy if they are able to perform daily functions without many difficulties. It often happens that we forget about the importance of mental health.
Mental health is a polycentric concept with vaguely defined borders. There are so many definitions and debates about what mental health really represents. One definition equate mental health with the state of psychological
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Clutter makes us feel burdened, both literally and figuratively. Studies show that the clutter is associated with depression, anxiety and even obesity (organizational expert Peter Walsh finds a link between over-consumption of stuff and over-consumption of food).
The contents of your cabinets and the way the things are organized inside them, say a lot about your personality. Saying "the mess in the house, the mess in the soul" can, to a significant extent, refer to the state of your cabinets.
The best would be to organize things so that they are classified in a way that allows you to easily and quickly find anything you need at any time. If socks are mixed with dresses and underwear, you will probably lose a lot of time trying to find what you need, and that will lead to being late and delaying your other obligations.
The conditions in which you live, even your home affects your health. If your home is messy and cluttered, allergens like, dust mites and mold will build up faster, and chances of hurting yourself are way bigger than in organized and clean home.
What can you
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Filling homes with unnecessary furniture and with a large amount of decorative and other items is the consequence of fear of losing your own creativity. So, before putting these things back to where they were before you cleaned them, think about whether you really need them or not.
Instead of spending more money on things you do not really need, consider to save that money for a short vacation. Research shows that this so-called, experiential goods will "buy" you more happiness than material goods.
Every item has its place. You are getting a lot of mail, advertising catalogs and bills (we all do), and they instantly make a mess in any home. To avoid this you should pick a special drawer just for mail. Of course, don’t just randomly put in the "magic" drawer all kinds of papers and documents, but separate them and sort them depending on whether it is important mail or not. By doing this, you'll find whatever you need from the drawer at any time. You can use this method to organize your pantry stocks, also. On one shelf put the kitchen chemistry, the other one use for jars with spices and so on.
Things will not have their "place" if you keep on buying new and unnecessary ones. Do you often buy items for which you are not sure if you really need them? If so, next time, before you buy something, ask yourself these
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