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Simplify Your Health (mental too)

Clutter and Your Mental Health

It’s a vicious circle*.  When you’re depressed and/or anxious you don’t make the effort to clean or declutter your spaces.  But having cluttered and messy spaces can actually make you more depressed and/or anxious.  In fact, there are studies that link clutter to an increase in the stress hormone, cortisol, along with other mental health… Continue reading Clutter and Your Mental Health

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The Simple Way to Start Decluttering

Most of those “experts” talk about purging and how it’s best to get rid of massive amounts of stuff at once.  However, that doesn’t deal with the real issue.  Why do we have clutter in the first place?  Just throwing out junk doesn’t solve the problem if you don’t stop the behavior.  You’ll just end… Continue reading The Simple Way to Start Decluttering

Simplify Your Health (mental too)

Living with Situational Depression

We all have suffered and will suffer loss of some kind during our lives.  We lose relationships, jobs we love, people we love, our homes, our belongings, our routines, etc.  It's a horrible feeling and sometimes we don't know what we're feeling or what to do for ourselves until the feeling passes. Situational Depression (also called… Continue reading Living with Situational Depression