\" \" Flickr (CC By-SA 2.0) Most people live with some amount of clutter in their lives, but according to most experts, clearing it out is exponentially beneficial. From this, we are to understand that many people feel a passionate attachment to, not only their books, but their belongings in general. A nice, neat living space feels good, partly because there's less to look at -- there's less for the brain to do in an uncluttered space. Living on a constant cortisol drip can lead to anxiety, depression and other mental health problems like post-traumatic stress disorder. AdvertisementAdvertisementProcrastinationOne study published in the June, 2018 issue of Current Psychology finds that people who live in cluttered spaces are more likely to procrastinate than those who don't.