Anxiety-sufferer shares photos of her clutter-strewn bedroom saying poor mental health leaves her 'unmotivated' to tidy up - before she tackles the mess, declaring she's 'put a stop to it'

  • Sian McLean, from Oxfordshire, revealed what it looks like to live with anxiety
  • Shared snaps of room filled with clutter and said it had gotten better of her 
  • Added she felt 'super proud after starting to clear up in order to 'put a stop to it'

An anxiety-sufferer has revealed what it looks like to live with the disorder by sharing a series of candid photos of her bedroom when she's in the grip of her illness.  

Sian McLean, from Oxfordshire, took to We Love Mrs Hinch Facebook account to share snaps of her messy room filled with clothes and clutter, before declaring anxiety had 'got the best of her.'

Alongside the images, she also posted snaps of what the cluttered space looked like after she'd plucked up the motivation to give it a tidy - and added she had 'put a stop to it.'  

Sian McLean, from Oxfordshire, revealed what it was like to live with anxiety in a series of candid pictures (pictured)

Sian McLean, from Oxfordshire, revealed what it was like to live with anxiety in a series of candid pictures (pictured)

Sian (pictured) left her room in a mess and admitted she had no motivation to clear it up due to her anxiety

Sian (pictured) left her room in a mess and admitted she had no motivation to clear it up due to her anxiety 

The young woman shared pictures of her room at the peak of her anxiety and after plucking up the motivation to clear it all up (pictured after)

The young woman shared pictures of her room at the peak of her anxiety and after plucking up the motivation to clear it all up (pictured after)

Sian explained that she still had a lot to clear out in her room, but already felt better after giving it a once over

Sian explained that she still had a lot to clear out in her room, but already felt better after giving it a once over

And it wasn't long before members of the social media group flooded the comments section with kind words of encouragement. 

'Well done! It’s a daily struggle unfortunately. I recommend trying a little every day - it all adds up,' enthused one, while a second wrote: 'Well done, anxiety didn't get the better of you, it came, it went, you won,' said another.  

In the honest post, Sian penned: 'Anxiety got the better of me (complete lack of motivation). Today I put a stop to it. Still lots to go but for only one day I’m super proud.'

In the two photos she posted at the peak of her anxiety, pieces of furniture can be seen scattered around the room. 

The young woman explained that her anxiety had gotten the best of her, and left her without any motivation to clean

The young woman explained that her anxiety had gotten the best of her, and left her without any motivation to clean 

Sian shared inspirational pictures of how she had got rid of the clutter and 'put a stop' to her anxiety-induced mess (pictured after)

 Sian shared inspirational pictures of how she had got rid of the clutter and 'put a stop' to her anxiety-induced mess (pictured after)

Clothes, make-up brushes, trainers and endless amounts of beauty products are also items pictured amongst the clutter. 

Explaining the mess, Sian told how her anxiety had meant she couldn't muster up the motivation to clean her room.

Sending their congratulations for her brutally honest post, members of the group offered a nod of encouragement.

'Well done you should be proud of yourself,' commented one, while a second penned: 'Omg smashed it!! I bet you feel amazing now. That is a transformation.'

A third added: 'Well done lovely! I used to be like this with my depression. I just couldn't be bothered.'

'Somewhere somehow it switched and when my depression and anxiety is bad I clean my house. In a pretty good routine with it now so it's always pretty clean and tidy.'

A further wrote: ''You should be massively proud of yourself. What a difference a day makes, well done,' said another.   

Sian received words of encouragement from an online community of cleaning enthusiasts after she shared the candid pictures

Sian received words of encouragement from an online community of cleaning enthusiasts after she shared the candid pictures

Woman who suffers from anxiety shows the messy state of her room full of clutter before cleaning it

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