You may very well be wondering why many people decide to take part in spring cleaning, a seasonal home deep-cleaning and decluttering project. What is the purpose, and is it really worth all the heavy-lifting, scrubbing, and trips to donation centers?
Indeed, it is! And it not only makes your surroundings inside and outside your home more beautiful and enjoyable, but it can also contribute positively to your physical and mental health. Here are some health and other benefits of participating in spring cleaning.
- It counts as exercise: Yes, cleaning of any kind usually involves some kind of movement, ranging from very light to strenuous lifting.
- It is destressing: You may have heard people say the phrase, “Cluttered home, cluttered mind.” Studies have actually proven that those who claim to have more clutter in their homes have higher amounts of the stress hormone, cortisol, than those who say they have less clutter in their living spaces.
- It is peaceful: Imagine a home that is organized inside and outside where you can find everything you are looking for within seconds. You will feel more in control.
- It helps those with depression: Some of the major symptoms of depression are low interest, lack of motivation, and fatigue. If a person suffering from depression can find a way to make their home restful and restorative, it can improve their energy, focus, and overall mood.
- It decreases home hazards: If your home, carport and lot is clean and organized, you will not be dealing with obstacle to enjoying your inside and outside space. A clean home is a safe home.
• It is a responsibility: As a mobile home owner, your park rules address your responsibility to maintain your outside lot – landscaping, carport and patio. A well maintained outside area as well as a clean and organized home is something to be enjoyed and appreciated by you and your neighbors!