Therapists told us about common stressors in our kitchens.Joey Hadden/Insider
- If the pandemic is stressing you out, some changes in your kitchen could help combat that.
- Therapists shared six common things that may add to stress in a kitchen, like dishes in the sink.
- Therapist Cecille Ahrens tells Insider our home environment is related to our overall mental health.
From dishes in the sink to spills on the counter, any kind of clutter or mess in your kitchen can cause stress, therapist Ariel Sank told Insider.
That’s because there’s a relationship between your environment and your overall health, according to Cecille Ahrens, a therapist who hosts a podcast about mental health called “Get Mental.”
Ahrens, Sank, and therapist Weena Cullins highlighted six standout common stress inducers in the kitchen, adding that what’s stressful to some may not be to others.