Mayo Clinic researchers say a messy house could actually be bad for your well-being because clutter can cause your stress levels to rise which negatively impacts your physical and mental health. Yahoo News just published an article that cites multiple studies that show cluttered houses result in elevated levels of the stress hormone, cortisol. The high-stress levels can create some major issues including high blood pressure and heart disease.

So you might want to spend some time throwing stuff out this weekend before unwrapping more clutter on Christmas. Need help? There is actually a woman in Rochester that you can hire to help you declutter your home. Her name is Sara and she says, " I apply my experience as a busy mom to help my clients attain their organization goals by guiding them through the method of deciding what to keep — does it “spark joy?”— and then storing and managing their belongings, so they have the freedom to live their best lives surrounded by things they love and appreciate."

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