While you have a little more time on your hands during the coronavirus (COVID-19) social distancing rules, it may be a good time to declutter your house to help declutter your mind.
It can be all too easy to let drawers fill with junk or to watch old clothes pile up in the closet. But did you know that a cluttered space can actually affect your health and well-being?
If you’ve ever felt a wave of relief after clearing out a stuffed space, you’ve already experienced some of the joy that follows decluttering. Why not aim to improve your well-being while opening up the possibility of finding some lost treasures along the way? Whether it’s loose change or a sentimental item, as a bonus you’re sure to find something you’ve been missing.
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