You may have already begun your spring cleaning efforts for this year. With the right toolkit of spring cleaning products, you can slowly begin to dust away the winter blues in preparation for the summer months in Vancouver.
However, sometimes it can be hard to stay motivated while spring cleaning, even though it has a range of benefits for both your personal wellness and home environment. If you do spring cleaning right, you’ll engage in some serious scrubbing, polishing, reorganizing and de-cluttering. In combination, these actions will improve your overall well-being, and here’s how.
Spring cleaning will help your health
Springtime is always associated with allergy season in Canada. To avoid some of the most frustrating symptoms, you should avoid using chemicals that are linked to allergies. By using natural or organic cleaning products, you can remove allergens from your home just in time for the spring, which will make you feel healthier and avoid the worst of your symptoms.
Cleaning boosts productivity
Think about how much more you can get done in a space that’s organized and cleaned. Compared to a room that is full of clutter, being in a clean space forces you to focus on the task at hand and be more productive. By organizing your home, you will save yourself lost time in the future searching for misplaced items. Experts in home organization even claim that cleaning can increase your energy levels.
You’ll feel happier
Another advantage to spring cleaning for your wellness is that you will feel happier in a tidier space. Studies have shown that a thoroughly cleaned home results in happier inhabitants. The act of cleaning, when all is said and done, will provide you with a sense of personal satisfaction that will surely enhance your mood. Not only will you feel like you’ve accomplished something, but you will also be able to admire the hard work that you’ve done throughout the spring.
Spring cleaning can reduce stress levels
Oftentimes, feeling stressed out or frustrated can have a negative impact on the cleanliness of our home. When struggling under pressure, it’s unlikely that you want to pay any attention to organizing your bedroom or vacuuming the kitchen. But your outer environment can have a significant impact on your emotional wellness, too, which is why it is crucial that you maintain a tidy personal space. Being in a clean environment can reduce your stress levels by giving you a space to unwind and relax freely.
Clearly, spring cleaning is not just good for your home, but it’s also good for you. By organizing and de-cluttering your home this spring, you can feel healthier, happier, and less stressed in an environment that brings you peace.
Guest post bio: Jennifer D is a freelance writer and editor. After a long career in PR she is now embracing the freelance life and the work-life balance it offers. When not writing, she loves to travel, cook and spend time abroad with her family.