‘Depression Rooms’ and ‘Doom Piles’: Why Clearing the Clutter Can Feel Impossible
The link between messiness and mental health is real. These low-lift tips for keeping a clean-enough home will help.
From the comments:
This article doesn’t mention the emotional attachment we have to stuff. Even “junk.”
My tip: I take pictures of many items before I part with them. I need the items to trigger memories, and I’ve found that having a photo is often just as good. The photos are on a computer and I don’t organize or label them. It’s enough to know that if I want to take a trip down memory lane, I have a digital one available.