Decluttering and Organising Your Home as a Form of Self-care: Happier and Calmer Life

“Having a simplified, uncluttered home is a form of self-care.” – Emma Scheib

⁠Self-care isn’t just about bubble baths, spa treatments, and massages; it is much more than that. It also involves taking time out to do things that will help you improve your life, health, and well-being. Things that will bring happiness and improve your daily life. Sometimes, things that are not really easy to do or you would like to do but are equally essential for your health, happiness, and life, such as decluttering and organising your home.

I know decluttering is something many of us would not even consider doing in our precious free time, but we may not always realise that clutter can negatively impact our mental health and well-being. And decluttering can actually be one of the most valuable forms of self-care.

How clutter affects our health, happiness, and well-being

Clutter includes anything that is unwanted, items that you don’t actually need and doesn’t add value, things that distract you and make it difficult for you to feel relaxed and happy in your own space.

According to RACGP, clutter affects our anxiety levels, sleep, and ability to focus. Various other researchers claim that clutter can be one of the causes of stress, fatigue, and depression, impacting your overall productivity and the way you sleep. ⁠It can create tensions and arguments affecting relationships. ⁠It can cause health problems, such as obesity. Even, it can have a cumulative effect on our brains, triggering physical and psychological changes.⁠

⁠So, when you take that first step to start clearing the clutter around you, you are taking action to protect and improve your own well-being, health, happiness. That’s a form of self-care.

Why it’s important to consider decluttering as self-care

By de-cluttering, you are about to change the way you feel at home. You are removing distractions and creating a stress-free space for yourself where you can relax and feel happy.

Decluttering as a form of self-care makes you feel happier and less overwhelmed.

By de-cluttering, you are not only getting more organised but also spending less time cleaning and maintaining your home. With fewer things around, you have a shorter to-do list and lesser things to worry about. Instead, you can enjoy more time with your loved ones and do the things you love. In addition, doing more of what you love is likely to impact on your overall health and well-being positively.

Decluttering as a form of self-care means you have more time to do the things you love.

A de-cluttered environment gives you more space and breathing room, making you feel happier, calm and enabling you to stay focused.

Decluttering as a form of self-care means you are happier, calm, and focused.

More focus, less distractions and a shorter to-do list leave you with more time and energy to rest and enjoy your time at home. As a result, you find yourself taking control of your home and your life.

Decluttering as a form of self-care means you have more time and energy to rest and enjoy your time at home.

A clutter-free environment gives you long-lasting benefits. For example, if you escape to a spa, it will help you rejuvenate and refresh for the time being, but at the end of the day, you are back to a cluttered space with a long to-do list. Decluttering allows you to create a long-lasting, relaxing, peaceful space and a healthy routine for yourself where you have more time to do the things you want to, and you love to do.

Decluttering as a form of self-care adds value and helps you enjoy a long-lasting relaxing, peaceful space.

So, self-care isn’t just about doing what you want; it is also about doing the things that will help you improve your life, health, and well-being. If you declutter your house, you can reduce stress, fatigue, and depression, be more productive, enjoy healthy relationships, and live more healthy lives.

Decluttering is vital for self-care!⁠

Head on to my recent blog, where I am sharing three steps you can take to minimise clutter, maximise space and maintain order in your home.

If you need a helping hand and would like to get your cluttered spaces transformed into the beautiful home you’ve always dreamt of, click here to complete an online enquiry form.⁠

⁠You are just one step away from making your dream of having a peaceful, organised home come true!⁠

⁠Looking forward to getting your 𝒹𝓊𝒸𝓀𝓈 𝒾𝓃 𝒶 𝓇𝑜𝓌.

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