20/20 Wardrobe Vision: The Emotional Benefits of Decluttering

winter wardrobe clean out

This afternoon, when I extracted a pair of leggings from the neat stack of activewear I had compiled earlier today, I caught myself smiling a little too hard. You know – the face-numbing, teeth-on-display kind of smile that is generally associated with food? There is just something so satisfying about reorganising your wardrobe. If you think I’m slightly delusional or perhaps you’ve forgotten what it feels like, remind yourself. Therapy is not something that is often classified as pleasurable but believe me, this activity makes the cut. The question is – how can this seemingly average and truthfully arduous household chore produce a monumental wave of positive emotions? This is my analysis.

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