05/21/2012 02:20 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Design Tips: 7 Unusual Ways Your Home Can Make You Happier, Healthier (PHOTOS)

We already know that keeping your home clean and organized is good for your health. (Cleaning keeps germs and dust particles at bay, while clutter-control helps keep stress levels down and makes life easier.) But did you know there are other surprising household habits that can also improve your health? From switching up where you store your snacks to encouraging exercise with your wardrobe, click through the slideshow below to see how you can achieve these impressive goals with our easy-to-do tips.

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