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Although some studies indicate that messiness is synonymous of intelligence, this seems to have no health benefits
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines stress as an overload of tension capable of generating physical and mental illnesses ranging from muscular pain to gastrointestinal, cardiac dermatological and sexual problems, just like depression and anxiety. Excessive work and new daily demands are important detonators of stress. However, there is a factor that although it seems harmless can enhance this condition and other health conditions: your messiness.
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Oriental philosophies such as Feng Shui, teach to occupy space consciously and harmoniously to strengthen the circulation of energy and through this improve the emotional and physical state of individuals. But in the same way that the organism responds to these stimuli, it reacts to messy spaces, only that in this case, its consequences are negative. Here we list some of them.
Living in a messy environment means that the brain must be interpreting much more visual information than necessary. This generates a depletion of energy that transforms into physical tiredness, headache, dizziness and even nausea. Physical reactions that are usually minimized in a free space of misplaced objects.
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It produces insomnia and dissatisfaction
Postponing the execution of an activity causes anguish, guilt, and anxiety. In a study published in 2016 in the journal PLoS ONE, the behavior of 1,350 women and 1,177 men, aged between 14 and 95 years in Germany, was observed. According to this study, procrastinators do not enjoy spare time as much as people who finish their activities more effectively. Your sleep or rest hours are usually shorter and the levels of satisfaction with your life tend to be lower.
It generates bad mood
Working in offices full of objects or living in messy and noisy homes, makes the individual have less tolerance to unforeseen events. Consciously, the person considers that the trigger of anger is determined subject or circumstance, but in the subconscious the environment constantly influences, causing a permanent state of bad mood and apathy in those who inhabit the disordered place.
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It triggers respiratory allergies
The objects that are left to "clean up after" usually remain for long periods in the same location without being attended to. These become ecosystems conducive to accumulate dust and mites, responsible for the emergence of frequent colds, respiratory allergies or even asthma.
According to a study conducted by IKEA and IKERFEL, a clean and well-decorated space is a source of happiness for 88% of the people surveyed. And although there is no research that can guarantee that a clean house is directly related to the health status of a person, experts guarantee that a harmonious space can reduce stress levels and thereby reduce the appearance of physical complications.
LatinAmerican Post | Krishna Jaramillo
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