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simple changes why de-clutter


Psychologists describe attachment to clutter as an emotional condition that can bring with it embarrassment, stress and depression. At its worst,it becomes hoarding, or obsessive-compulsive disorder and requires a long-term solution.

Once you recognize the many benefits of de-cluttering it will simply free up more time for the things you want to do – cooking, exercising, family time, taking a bath

More than the physical 
A home reflects its occupants, and fundamental changes in behaviour may need to be addressed.

 "It's worth noting that if there's a lot of clutter, it's generally not about the stuff, but an underlining issue which is often caused by something life altering like grief or loss," says Julie Zullo from Your Personal organizer. Many clutterers have suffered emotional trauma, depression, chronic pain or the death of a loved one.

We also have a socially driven tendency to believe that possessing more brings greater happiness and security when infact the very opposite is true. Letting go of clutter is often affiliated with letting go of emotional baggage.