Secrets of Success

Declutter And Then Destress



the more clutter I have the more stressed I am emoticon

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

  • I am in the process of a major "decluttering" process. Papers are the bane of my existence. Not only does clutter lead to increased stress, they say that it can actually interfere with weight loss. I think clutter is a metaphor for the excess baggage we carry around in life, both mental and physical. emoticon emoticon So I say dump it or recycle it by giving to a charity etc... - by OKANE13
    I've been overcome and overwhelmed by the clutter in my 1-bedroom condo. Beyond stress, the depression and hopelessness it brings with it is the worst of all for me. I AM making progress, though. I started putting the excess into storage a year ago. Now to finish, I've hired a friend from church who's a personal trainer to help me with the clutter and then my weight loss efforts. She's a Godsend! Progress at last. emoticon - by KAREN8WORCESTER
    When I have less "things", I have less things to worry about. After I did some major downsizing when I moved, I was amazed at what I could do without. - by EAHUSTON
  • Ugh!! this is so true in my life. I look around my home and I cannot believe what I have just laying around. It's time to de-clutter the crap and letting go. - by CVLASSICH
  • I know what you mean!!! I have been feeling stressed for a while and today i cleaned my office, got rid of extra papers and junk that I dont need............It feels GREAT!!!! - by STAYINHEALTHY15
  • SO. TRUE. I just actually wrote a blog about this. emoticon - by PADTHAILOVER

Leave a Comment

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.