Clutter. The dreaded “C” word. It’s something that we all have had to deal with at one point or another over the course of our lives. While most of us are fortunate enough to be upwardly mobile enough to be able to purchase stuff (in some cases, lots and lots of stuff!), oftentimes we don’t notice how much stuff we are actually accumulating until a change arises which forces us to jettison some of that stuff: moving, spring cleaning, etc.
It’s nice to have and keep stuff. A lot of it either serves a practical purpose in our daily lives, or has some sort of sentimental value attached to it. But that doesn’t apply to everything. A lot of it is just clutter. And after doing a bit of research, we’re here to tell you that clutter isn’t necessarily a good thing. Matter of fact, there are quite a few side effects that go along with all that extra stuff you keep around once your basic needs are met. The excess clutter even has a way of taking a toll on your mental, physical, physiological, and emotional well-being. Consider these examples and ask yourself how many you have encountered:
The good news is that all of these are simply side effects, and can be taken care of in one way: removing some of that clutter! Don’t believe us? Here are some added benefits to keeping your living space clear that will prove to be well worth the effort:
Got clutter? Well the good news is that clutter is something that we thrive on. So help us help you: give us a call and we’ll help you get started on freeing up some of your living space. We’d like nothing better!
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