According to the American Institute of Stress, most of the worst health woes today are the result of stress. Premature aging or looking and feeling older than you are can be due to stress. Anxiety, which leads to cardiovascular issues, is believed to be the result of stress as well.
knowing this, to regain a good quality of life, it is therefore crucial to liberate yourself from too much stress.
But, what are the common reasons behind stress?
reveal that one of the top reasons for
stress is not living the life that you want. In some societies, there is a
strong pressure for people to do what they are told, or do as what others do,
instead of pursuing what they truly want. Another common or typical situation
that prevents people from living the life they want is having too much clutter
in their life.
speaking of clutter, this seems to be prevalent in households everywhere. The
level of clutter ranges from the typical laziness to organize leaves things
lying around, to something out of the reality TV show, “Hoarders.”
whatever may be the level of clutter a
household has, one thing is for certain, it creates a stressful and decreased
quality of life.
Addressing the Clutter
Problem at Home
is not a hopeless situation. On the contrary, it is quite easy to address as
long as you are mentally and emotionally
ready to take control.
is just like any other process. You take one step forward and continue to take
more steps until you reach the end. There really is nothing much to it other
than knowing the steps to take. To help you launch into this process, provided
below are the five steps to effective decluttering at home:
Step 1: Get rid of rubbish.
care of the rubbish first because you can easily identify what it is. It is
every broken item you are still keeping, the wrapper or packaging of items you
have bought, receipts from a long time ago – all the things that do not add value to your life. Chuck
them all out along with the dust buildup all over your house.
Step 2: Get rid of what you do not use.
sheer number of items that you do not use and have never used will surprise
you. These are the five hammers in your garage when you only use just one, the
specific items in a collection you had purchased because of just one or two
items, the hobby items that your fantasy
self wanted but your real self does not have the time to use, and many
you have not used an item for the last six months or so, you most likely will
not use it, ever. Therefore, take it out of your home.
Step 3: Find suitable storage for valuable
items that you currently do not need.
the items you cannot get rid of in a temporary home such as a storage facility.
You can turn to a removalist and storage company for this. They will pack and
transport these items and put them in a safe storage facility for
you until the time comes and you need them again in your home.
Step 4: Clean and organize.
you have pared down all the “space consumers” in your home, start cleaning up
and putting things where they should be. You can employ the help of a home cleaning service to wipe down surfaces and disinfect everywhere. Afterwards, find the perfect resting places
for all the items left behind after the decluttering process.
Step 5: Beautify and make your home smell good.
a few decorative pieces to make your abode visually pleasing. Likewise, banish
the musty smell left behind by the “cluttered past.” Use aroma diffusers, light
aromatic candles, or use scented cleaning solutions for step 4.
Space is a Restful Place
your decluttering journey at home, you will find that not only is it easier for
you to move around, but you get most tasks done faster. Plus, your home feels
much safer and restful. Your senses take great delight in it and find peace.
a fresh, clean and airy atmosphere at home, you will find, at the end of each
hectic day, a genuine space to find relief from the stressors of life.