Simplifying your life, through the process of decluttering your home, can have a surprising impact on your wellbeing.

Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed and agitated by the demands of life? Are you craving a happier, more peaceful environment?

We live in a time where our lifestyles are filled with endless responsibilities, our schedules are overloaded with commitments, and our homes are packed full of things. We juggle work, family, relationships, and countless other obligations, leaving us feeling overwhelmed and stretched thin. 

The constant battle to keep up with social norms can take a toll on our emotional well-being, leaving us drained and disconnected. It’s no wonder that stress and anxiety have become all too common for women at home.

And the truth is, that is not what God wants for us. He delights in us and desires for us to live faithful and fruitful lives for Him.

But what if there was a solution to remedy this struggle? What if you could finally break free from the clutches of excess and experience a life filled with more success and less stress?

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Decluttering Your Way to Less Stress

According to the National Association for Professional Organizers (NAPO), fifty-four percent of Americans are overwhelmed by clutter. And, 78% percent of them aren’t sure what to do with it.

When our surroundings are chaotic and disorganized, it’s like our minds are constantly being bombarded with visual noise. Our brains struggle to process all the stimuli, leaving us feeling mentally exhausted and drained.

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1. The Impact of Decluttering on Our Physical Environment

A decluttered home brings order and ease into our lives. When we repeat clutter-clearing habits day after day, we start to experience a shift in our environment. As we simplify our surroundings and eliminate the unnecessary, we create a space that promotes focus, punctuality, joy, calmness, patience, optimism, peace, pleasantness, and satisfaction.

Imagine walking into a clean, clutter-free home that reflects these positive qualities. Each morning, as you begin your day with clutter-clearing habits, you create an atmosphere of focus, punctuality, and enjoyment. Your morning routine becomes smoother and more enjoyable, setting a positive tone for the rest of the day.

Throughout the day, as you continue to practice clutter-clearing habits, you experience a calm and patient afternoon. The physical environment around you reflects this sense of tranquility and optimism. You feel more in control of your surroundings and find it easier to stay focused and productive.

By the end of the day, as you engage in end-of-day clutter-clearing habits, you create a peaceful and satisfying evening that seamlessly transitions into the next morning. Your home becomes a sanctuary where you can relax and recharge.

The impact of decluttering on our physical environment is profound. It not only brings order to our spaces but also cultivates a sense of clarity, purpose, and fulfillment. As we simplify our surroundings and let go of unnecessary belongings, we create room for what truly brings us joy and satisfaction.

2. The Benefits of Decluttering on Our Mental Health

Decluttering not only frees up physical space but also has a profound impact on our mental health, with both psychological and emotional benefits. 

You may not realize it, but there’s a powerful connection between clutter and emotional well-being. Did you know that the state of your physical environment can have a profound impact on your mental state? It’s true. Research has shown that living in a cluttered environment can lead to increased stress levels, anxiety, and feelings of overwhelm.

When our surroundings are chaotic and disorganized, it’s like our minds are constantly being bombarded with visual noise. Our brains struggle to process all the stimuli, leaving us feeling mentally exhausted and drained.

When we declutter, we let go of the excess and make room for what truly matters. We release the weight of unnecessary belongings and create a sense of lightness and freedom.

In addition, we experience a sense of control and accomplishment. We regain power over our environment and feel a renewed sense of self-esteem.

A decluttered home also fosters a calm and peaceful environment, promoting relaxation and reduced anxiety. It becomes a sanctuary where we can recharge and rejuvenate after a long day.

Imagine coming home to a clutter-free space, where everything has its place and there’s no visual noise to distract you. You can breathe easy, unwind, and truly relax.

3. The Spiritual Blessings That Come From Decluttering

Equally as important, decluttering has a significant impact on spiritual health as well. As Christian women, our ultimate goal is to grow closer to God and live in alignment with His purpose for our lives.

By seeking His guidance and shedding the unwanted layers around us, we can gain clarity and focus, creating space for His presence. Through this process, we allow His voice to be heard and His presence to be felt, leading us closer to the ultimate goal of a deep and meaningful relationship with God.

Also keep in mind what the Bible has to say about this topic. 1 Corinthians 7:35 reminds us that we are to live in a way that does not interfere with our relationship with God. We should aim to be free of distractions, interruptions, and anything that creates distance from Him.

If we are burdened by the clutter in our home, or we are consumed with the chaos of our life, then we are likely to have interference with our undivided devotion to the Lord.

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The Power of Organization for Achieving Success

Organization is not just about having a clean home; it’s about setting ourselves up for success in all areas of life. When we are organized, we become more productive, efficient, and effective. We can focus on what truly matters without being bogged down by the chaos of disorganization.

Living in an orderly way helps us to thrive at home and create a life that reflects our ideal self, in line with God and His will for our life.

By creating a life of order, seeking God’s guidance, and pursuing your God-given purpose, you set yourself up for success in reaching your goals. 

Think about how much more productive you would be if your surroundings were organized and clutter-free. You would have a clear mind and the ability to focus on what’s important. 

No more searching for misplaced items or feeling overwhelmed by the mess. With an organized space, you can create a productive and harmonious atmosphere that supports your goals and aspirations.

My Story

As a mom to three children under age four, I was once extremely overwhelmed by all the toys, dishes, and laundry throughout my home.

Scrambling to manage all the clutter and failing to find enough time to keep up on all the household responsibilities, left me feeling extremely discouraged.

Within a year, that discouragement grew even more as I battled postpartum depression. But by the grace of God, I was healed. It wasn’t long before I reached a newfound sense of determination to establish order throughout my home and throughout my life.

Although I had strong organizational skills as a veteran Professional Organizer, I lacked systems in place to maintain a smooth-operating household, while simultaneously managing a home-based business.

Through trial-and-error, I finally found the key that unlocked the door to my organized home. In that process, God revealed the necessary habits and routines that I needed to implement, as well as some tendencies that were not serving me very well.

As a result, I have transformed my home and my life through the power of organization. By implementing simple organizational systems and strategies, I have achieved my goals and unlocked my God-given potential.

Clutter-Clearing Habits

So, take a moment to assess your physical environment. Are there areas in your home that could use some decluttering? Are there belongings that you no longer need or use? 

Remember, clutter-clearing habits create a focused, punctual, joyful, calm, patient, optimistic, peaceful, pleasant, and satisfied lifestyle. By decluttering your physical space and incorporating clutter-clearing habits into your daily routine, you can transform your life one habit at a time.

Start small, tackle one area at a time, and watch as your mental state begins to shift. Embrace the benefits of organization and experience a calmer, more peaceful life.

Decluttering your life is not just about physical belongings; it’s about creating space for success, joy, and fulfillment.

Whether you’re beginning your organized home journey, or simply desiring a refresh, remember that every action you take today helps to create your future. 

So, I urge you to start decluttering your home, simplify your surroundings, and create an organized environment that brings peace and fulfillment to your busy life.

Let go of the clutter and experience the mental health benefits that come with an organized space. You deserve a calm and peaceful life – one that starts with decluttering your mind.

It’s time to finally get organized and experience a year filled with more success and less stress.

The Secrets to Decluttering Success


Why is it that so many people struggle with purging and decluttering their home, even with the best of intentions?

The answer lies in their process. Unfortunately, many people do not follow a proven process, that not only makes decluttering easier and more achievable, but also helps their new changes to stick.

A Successful Process Includes:

  • A motivational element for getting started, staying on track, and finishing
  • Tools that make purging and decluttering more efficient and effective
  • Support that offers encouragement, trouble-shooting, and accountability

At this point, you might be wondering how you can gain the motivation, tools, and support needed to finally break through clutter overwhelm and purge every space of your home. Well, I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to do it alone.

If you have a desire to get your home decluttered this year, and want to learn how to keep it that way, I can give you the tools you need to achieve your goals!

Gain the motivation you need to finally break through clutter overwhelm and purge every space of your home.

✔ Uncover clutter-causing habits and learn how to replace them with effective clutter-clearing habits.

✔ Get the support you need to overcome your decluttering struggles, and learn how to develop organizational skills.

✔ Easily implement a step-by-step action plan with planning pages and manageable ten minute tasks.

✔ Acquire the know-how to quickly get your home in order, and keep it that way.

✔ Create lasting change, based on your unique goals, so that you can create a home that you love.

✔ Receive the accountability you need to stay on track, to achieve the results you desire.



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Crystal Tharp

Crystal Tharp

Crystal is the owner of The Organized Home, LLC and producer of The Home Approach® program and The Purpose-Driven Productivity Program®; empowering busy Christian women to create an organized home that they love, so they can thrive at home. With over ten years of combined experience working in the Professional Organizing industry and coaching industry, she combines her expertise in decluttering, organizing, and home management with her passion for helping women to bring out the best in themselves.

While coaching is her God-given calling, she also loves being a mom to her young children (ages 5, 7 and 9), date nights with her husband, and family outings on the weekends. Above all, she is most passionate about following Jesus and inspiring others to do the same.

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