One of the best things about a change of address or moving are the boxes and boxes of unused stuff that you pack up and ship off to Goodwill. If feels like you are unloading hundreds of pounds that have been weighing you down without you even knowing it. What if we decluttered before we had to? Not only will decluttering your home make moving easier, it will make showing and selling your home easier, too. But, the best part, decluttering will positively affect your mental and physical health. The Mayo Clinic states that clutter causes a lack of focus, makes your brain less able to process information, contributes to sleeplessness, and can increase cortisol levels which are very unhealthy for your body. Now that you know why you should declutter, here is the how to get you started.