, author: Ermakova M.

Cleanliness and order: cleaning your home affects your emotional well-being

Why do you feel a sense of satisfaction every time you finish cleaning your house? The answer lies in your brain, and is that when you create order around you, you create order within yourself.

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If every time you notice that stress is attacking you, you automatically decide to clean up your home, it is not by chance. It seems that cleaning the house is one of the best ways to calm our inner state.

Cleaning is a pleasure.

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Our little piece of the world.

There are various explanations for this curious phenomenon. First, simply getting organized is both a physical and mental activity, and it's something our brains enjoy. While we are tidying our home, our mind returns to the present and forgets about everyday problems. This is, so to speak, our little piece of the world.

On the other hand, order is closely related to important factors such as self-esteem and mood. Essentially, everything points to the fact that living in a clean and tidy environment is synonymous with healthy self-esteem and a more stable and positive mood (something you've probably already realized through your own experience).

In addition, we should not forget that a tidy home promotes relaxation and therefore promotes good rest (an invaluable help for people suffering from insomnia). For asthmatics and allergy sufferers, cleanliness and order are also crucial to their well-being day and night.

Order in the house.

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Why is cleaning satisfying?

The occasional need for a clean and tidy home is not crazy. Clutter can be a distraction, which increases cognitive overload and reduces focus and brain performance. That's why keeping our surroundings clean brings many benefits, including:

  1. Cleanliness improves self-esteem;
  2. Increases productivity;
  3. Forms healthy habits.

In addition, a clean and tidy space helps solve housing and health problems. This includes preventing infestations from pest mites, mold, and other types of bacteria. In addition, it prevents dust from accumulating and reduces the likelihood of asthma or allergies.

In the kitchen.

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