Decluttering for Health: 5 Top Tips to Create a Healthier Home Environment

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5 Top Tips to Create a Healthier Home Environment

Because of the pandemic and the uncertainties that have dominated the past few months, it has never been so crucial to look after our health. However, of course, we have all suffered from not being able to travel, see our loved ones, and spend time outdoors with friends and family.

At the same time, our homes have become a safe place where to exercise, focus on our goals, watch our favorite films, and look after our health. And, while during the first months you might have been taken by surprise, now we know that there are still some months to spend indoors. So, creating the best and healthiest home environment can help you look after your health and feel at your best. Start by decluttering and embracing a more minimalist lifestyle.

Invest in Storage Space

Before revolutionizing your home environment for the best, you should consider investing in professional storage services. Indeed, you will want to get rid of clutter and old items in your home, but throwing them away might not always be the best way to undertake this transition. Therefore, having a storage space that you can access at any point, and that can keep your valuables safe can be a great solution. 

Learn More About Minimalism

Today, we all live in a consumerist society, and we are always queuing to get the latest model of everything. However, if you can see clutter in your home, the chances are that you have too many items, clothes, furniture, and unnecessary things. In order to reduce clutter, you should consider which of these items you actually use and which ones are truly important to you. You can learn more about how to embrace a minimalist lifestyle from consultants such as Marie Kondo or The Minimalists.

Create a Clean Home Office

The pandemic has created several drastic changes in our daily lives and, perhaps, one of the most significant ones has been the shift towards remote working. While at the beginning of last year you might have just made do with a corner in your living room, now it is time to create a space entirely dedicated to your work. In this case, creating a clean, clutter-free home office is crucial to increase your productivity and decrease distractions while working from home. 

Ensure Your Bedroom Is Free of Clutter

Clutter in your bedroom can influence your sleep quality. Creating a healthy, clean environment in your room is crucial for you to enjoy a restorative night’s sleep and feel at your best during the daytime. Additionally, a messy or untidy bedroom and home environment can increase the levels of stress, which, in turn, can cause you to feel more anxious during the day and lose precious sleep during the nighttime. 

You can create a healthier bedroom by investing in new, high-quality, and natural bed linen, reducing clutter to a minimum, and keeping out of the room everything that you don’t need first thing in the morning!

Invest in Sustainable and Natural Products

Single-use products can weigh on your wallet and make your home look a lot messier. At the same time, if you are working towards embracing a more sustainable lifestyle, single-use products might be counteractive purchases. Instead, opt for long-lasting items that are created sustainably and ethically. This will help you reduce the number of items in your home and cut down on stored items. 

5 Top Tips to Create a Healthier Home Environment

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Sarah

Thank you for these tips! Minimalism has definitely helped my home stay clutter-free this pandemic, but I am still learning how to let things go. One of my resolutions for 2021 is to declutter and stick to a consistent cleaning schedule. So far this month, I’ve deep cleaned and declutters my living room and the kitchen, and I even got a carpet cleaning. Working on decluttering my children’s toys is going to be one of the hardest tasks for me, but I’m definitely going to be enlisting my kid’s help with that!