Benefits of an Organized Home
Piles or laundry, disorganized utensils and cluttered documents in a home not only messes your daily schedule but also all the aspects of your life. Being organized on the other hand saves time which you could have otherwise spent looking for things, helps you to make healthier choices and even improves your relationships. Here is an overview of some of the benefits you will enjoy from having an organized home.
According to a 2015 study, people with cluttered homes and unfinished projects are more depressed, fatigued and have high level of stress hormone than those with tidy and clean homes.
When you come home to piles of laundry, disorganized documents and dirty dishes, it prevents the reduction of cortisol that occurs towards the end of day which in turn takes a toll on your health, mood and sleep. Taking time to sort the stacks of papers, arrange the piles of laundry with not only clear the physical things and create more space but also make you feel more relaxed and happier.
It can improve your relationships
Happy relationship with friends or partner is key to close relationships but an disorganized home tends to affect these bonds. Clutter creates tension and conflict among couples and the time spent looking for things takes away time that could have been spent together.
A disorganized house also prevents you from inviting friends over to avoid shame and embarrassment. This in turn creates an emotional and physical boundary that can ultimately lead to the end of relationships.
It boosts your productivity
Research confirms that clutter can affect your ability to focus. Looking at a pile of things overloads the visual cortex and interferes with the ability of the brain to process information.
When your home is more organized, you will be more efficient and productive. You will also be able to finish chores faster leaving you with ample time to get more sleep, relax or prepare a healthy meal.
Gives you a sense of accomplishment
A glance at an organized, tidy and clean home gives a person a huge boost of energy. It also encourages you to continue with the habit for months or even years to come.
A home that is filled with stains, toys, crumbs or clutter is a major cause of frustration and anxiety. The moment you get rid of the clutter, it immediately impacts you mood and gives you a sense of, control over your life.