Good to know The psychology of cleaning – why a clean home is good for our state of mind
Have you ever noticed how tidiness in your home impacts you? Mess and dirt can affect your quality of life to a large extent. We are going to explain to you why
1. Stress Level
The degree of cleanliness in your home can negatively influence your stress level. Every dirty corner demands your attention, equals almost a silent reminder and thus becomes an additional stress. In today's society, where we are filled with impressions and information through social media, we increasingly feel the need for order on the outside. And when you invite friends and family over, the desired balance can quickly become another stress factor, as it can become uncomfortable, when your home is untidy.
While working, you may have maybe noticed that you can concentrate better and work more productively when your working space is clean and tidy. Dirt and untidiness draw our attention and decrease our brain activity that we dedicate to our work. An unorganized working space - and during home office that can mean the entire home - can give one the feeling that the other aspects in life are just as chaotic; you feel quicker overwhelmed.
Tidiness and cleanliness also affect interpersonal harmony. Whether in a partnership, in a shared flat or in the family - the household can be a topic of discussion. Not always do flatmates have the same idea of cleanliness. What is clean for some, is for the other anything but a feeling of well-being. The used dishes, the dirty laundry lying around, or the unclean bathroom set off a negative impression towards the other person. Not rarely does this lead to discussions and not only burdens the relationship, but also the well-being in daily life.
4. Full scent
Last but not least, scents influence our well-being as well. The fresh scent of citrus is said to have an invigorating effect, whereas the lavender scent calms. So, that's another reason to use cleaning products that are usually mixed with scents more often. Good to know: The sustainable cleaning products used at Valeriana contain high-quality essential oils, such as orange oil, which positively affects the mood and the state of mind. At the end of the cleaning, our Valerianas additionally spray a room scent made of high-quality essential oils, which creates this relaxed atmosphere.
5. Our conclusion
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