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Little Changes To Your Home That Can Reduce Your Stress Levels

House Beautiful Logo By Candace Braun Davison of House Beautiful | Slide 2 of 7: Family photos and mementos are great, but cram too many everywhere, and you can quickly find yourself haunted by the ghosts of your own past. "More is more, until you've created too much visual chaos," Carolyn explains. "In terms of how your brain works, it's just more information to process."The space becomes overstimulating, and in today's tech-addled world, that's the last thing you need. "If you want to destress, really decluttering is the only way to do it. Remove three-quarters of the things that are on view and see how you feel," she urges. "Or just remove a couple things a month, if you're uncomfortable with change. Chances are, you'll feel better."

1) Your "Memories Are All Right In Your Face."

Family photos and mementos are great, but cram too many everywhere, and you can quickly find yourself haunted by the ghosts of your own past. "More is more, until you've created too much visual chaos," Carolyn explains. "In terms of how your brain works, it's just more information to process."The space becomes overstimulating, and in today's tech-addled world, that's the last thing you need. "If you want to destress, really decluttering is the only way to do it. Remove three-quarters of the things that are on view and see how you feel," she urges. "Or just remove a couple things a month, if you're uncomfortable with change. Chances are, you'll feel better."

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