The New York Times has a good piece exploring the link between mental health and messy homes — as well as and how to deal with it — here, Why Clearing Clutter Can Feel Impossible.
For some people, a chaotic home can lead to more mental health problems which can lead to more chaos. The spiral needs to be broken. That article can help.
If you are in a rut with keeping your place clean and organized, this could help:
- Zettelkasten is the German Secret to a Super-Organized Life | Apartment Therapy
- The Best Cleaning Apps – For Families, Roommates or Anyone | Apartment Therapy
- 7 Smart Cleaning Hacks Using White Vinegar | Apartment Therapy
It’s a pandemic: it’s hard to go anywhere nice and clean, so make your place that place. Or you can do what I do: procrastinate about cleaning and organizing by reading about it instead. 🙂