Popsugar recently published an article about the benefits of getting rid of junk. In an age of materialism and consumerism it's important not to let our lives and our homes get too cluttered. Here is a summary:
1. Clutter can inhibit your ability to think clearly;
2. Decluttering requires physical activity;
3. It reduces stress;
4. It increases productivity;
5. It motivates you to get organised in other areas of your life;
6. It can help your allergies;
7. Getting rid of things is therapeutic; and
8. It makes you happier.
You can read the full article here.