Listen up - believe it or not, there are a few scientifically proven issues about your home that can actually add severe anxiety to your life and can affect you both mentally and physically. These stress factors can include anything and everything from general maintenance and repairs of your home to the design and decoration of your rooms - they can take up a lot of thinking time, and then they can start to impact on your mental health because what we see, hear, breathe and smell in our homes, or in fact any environment, can affect our mood and stress levels, which directly impact our mental health. Ignoring your mental health can have serious long-term adverse effects on your overall health. So, if you think that your emotional well-being is being affected by your home, then there are a few things that you can explore and possibly change to ensure your mental health improves. Our HomeThe place in which we live is supposed to keep us safe and happy, and we tend to treat them as extensions of our own personalities and identities. There are various things that you can positively work on if you think your home environment is affecting you - these include:Your Home SituationIf you live in a rented home or somewhere you aren't secure, comfortable or happy, you can find it can have a seriously negative effect on your mental health, especially depression. Factors such as a poor neighbourhood, rundown property, vandalism, loud or obnoxious neighbours can have a severe impact on your mental state.
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