A cluttered home can cause anxiety and depression, but there are strategies to declutter. Photo: Shutterstock

The mental dangers of a cluttered home, and how you can avoid the anxiety it causes

  • With so many sights, sounds, smells and sensations competing for our attention, it can be a challenge for the brain to process everything at once
  • A study shows that a messy home raises levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, in women
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A cluttered home can cause anxiety and depression, but there are strategies to declutter. Photo: Shutterstock
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