An analysis of various studies on clutter and hoarding has indicated that clutter has a negative effect on our life. Not only can clutter in the home cause stress, it can also affect your physical health, relationships, career and finances
Take a look at the different and surprising ways clutter can affect your life.
- Clutter can damage your health and lead to:-
- Stress – clutter is thought to raise the level of the hormone cortisol
- Overeating – to compensate for the feeling of being overwhelmed by clutter
- Respiratory problems – cluttered homes contain more dust which can lead to breathing problems
- Clutter can harm your relationships
- Clutter prevents people seeing the changes that are needed to build and strengthen their relationships with others
- Children who live in cluttered home are less happy and less likely to have friends over to play.
- Adults tend to isolate themselves from others as they are embarrassed by their cluttered home
- Clutter can hinder your career
- Bosses have indicated they are less likely to promote employees that have a cluttered messy desk.
- Clutter also has a negative effect on a person’s rate of productivity
- Clutter can affect you financially
- In a cluttered home people are more prone to miss paying bills on time
- Clutter encourages bad spending habits
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