We can all agree that having a clean and organized home can make everything feel better in your life. Banishing clutter can free up your mind, but did you realize that living in an organized space can have physical and mental health benefits? Here’s a few reasons why you need to get organized now:
1.) A clean space can make way for clean eating.
According to Shape Magazine, having an organized space can help you eat better. A recent article reported, “people who worked in a neat space for 10 minutes were twice as likely to choose an apple over a chocolate bar than those who worked in a messy office for the same amount of time.” Also, having healthy food options right at your fingertips can inspire cleaner eating.
2.) Organization can give you more energy.
Although it may not seem like it at first, putting in the time to organize pays off in the long run. By having an organized space, you can be more efficient and save yourself time and energy throughout your day.
3.) Getting rid of clutter can be emotionally cleansing.
An article in Psychology Today, points out clutter can hold emotional memories that might not be worth hanging on to. Fight the clutter by determining the benefits of keeping certain things.
4.) A cleaner home is good for your overall health.
Pay attention to your house and its organization, and stay on top of cleaning. It is easier to do when everything is organized, and your overall health will thank you, especially if you suffer from allergies.
5.) You will just feel better.
Having an organized space to come home to can make the biggest day-to-day problems seem more manageable and reduce your stress levels.
Getting organized can lead to a better lifestyle and habits. And always remember:
“Cleaning and organizing is a practice not a project” - Meagan Francis, The Happiest Home