SPRING CLEANING time will be here soon, Wednesday March 20th.. . . you know, that thing most of us talk about doing every year but don't actually do,

Maybe you should this year though.  Because according to a new study, it might make you happier, and we can all use more of that. At last I can.

StudyFinds.org  reports researchers polled 2,000 people, and found that every hour of cleaning you do each week is associated with a 53% boost in overall happiness.

It's not clear what the upper limit is on it, but there's gotta be one.  Try cleaning for 40 hours a week, and see how happy you feel about it.)

The survey found people who actually enjoy cleaning are also 25% happier overall.

80% of people said they feel more relaxed when their home is clean.  77% feel more focused.  72% sleep better.  And 72% said they're more productive.

60% of parents also said their kids are able to study better when their room is clean.  And 49% said they behave better too.