Downsizing & De-Cluttering

Reasons to Declutter

De-cluttering your home can feel like an overwhelming task, and many people put it off for a long time. Whatever season of life you’re in, it might be time to de-clutter. De-cluttering frees our minds and allows us to make bigger and better choices. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to play an instrument or take dance lessons. When our homes are de-cluttered, so are our minds, leaving us with free time to make bigger, better choices.

There are also physical benefits to de-cluttering. A de-cluttered home leaves room for getting around easier and lowers the risk for falls or other accidents where a cluttered home is the root cause.

Psychology Today lists 6 Benefits of an Uncluttered Space:

De-cluttering creates a sense of confidence and self-efficacy

De-cluttering is energizing

Cleaning and organizing reduces anxiety

De-cluttering could create lightbulb moments and other leaps of insight

De-cluttering can reduce relationship and family tension

When you de-clutter, you often find lost treasures

Many Indianapolis residents are choosing to age in place or at least live at home longer than in years past. Organization is pertinent to living a longer, healthier life. Staying organized can take some work, but with help from professionals who are trained and qualified to help senior citizens; downsizing, de-cluttering, and keeping things organized becomes manageable.