Every Hour of Cleaning Per Week Makes You 53% Happier.. or So They Say...

posted by Aaron Zytle -

It's the first day of spring.  Which means it's SPRING CLEANING time . . . you know, that thing most of us talk about doing every year but don't actually do. 

Maybe you should this year though.  Because according to a new study, it might make you HAPPIER. 

Researchers polled 2,000 people, and found that every hour of cleaning you do each week is associated with a 53% boost in overall happiness. 

(It's not clear what the upper limit is on it, but there's gotta be one.  Try cleaning for 40 hours a week, and see how happy you feel about it.) 

The survey found people who actually ENJOY cleaning are also 25% happier overall. 

80% of people said they feel more relaxed when their home is clean.  77% feel more focused.  72% sleep better.  And 72% said they're more productive.

 60% of parents also said their kids are able to study better when their room is clean.  And 49% said they behave better too.  

(StudyFinds.org)

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