Enjoy the benefits of getting your environmenT IN ORDER
January is a time of new beginnings, and if you’re looking around and feeling a bit overwhelmed by your “old stuff,” it’s a great time to dig in and make some changes to your surroundings. The benefits are well worth the investment of time and effort to get the new year off to a great start.
Relieve Stress: Endless clutter can often be a source of stress in your life. With so many external stressors in the world right now, negative feelings can pile up and create emotional turmoil. Getting organized could help lift a weight off your shoulders. By letting go of what you no longer use, you can gain a clear — less stressful — outlook on your home and your life.
Increase Productivity: Disorganization can often make you feel unmotivated and unproductive. Clutter can stunt productivity at home and at work. Clearing out what you no longer need can give you the energy to focus on what’s important. If one of your resolutions involves getting back on track, then decluttering and organizing can be a great place to start.
Stay Present: Even if you don't realize it, clutter in your life can cause distractions. As you move through the new year, look each day at the things around your home that you really use. When you allow yourself some time for reflection on what you need — or don’t need — you’ll see what you can remove. Letting go of past clutter can help you stay present and set clear intentions for the future.
Plus, if you donate your no-longer-needed items to Goodwill of South Mississippi, your old things can help us build new lives for residents of the Gulf Coast who are seeking meaningful career paths. We provide thousands of people with free job training and placement services each year. Sales in our retail locations allow us to help families in South Mississippi find security and stability through the power of a paycheck.