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    13 Ways to Create a Calm and Relaxing Home

     

    We are living in a truly unique time. Now more than ever, it’s important to create a sense of calm in any way possible. In addition to practicing a grateful heart and clear mind, make your home a catalyst for peace with our helpful tips.

     

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    Scents are a powerful way to change our mood. It can calm our feelings and envelope spaces with pure bliss. Light a candle in your home this week. It’ll help you relax and unwind for the day.

     

    2. Comfy Fabrics

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    Is there any better feeling than wrapping yourself in a comfy blanket after a long day? Soft fabrics can help you relax and recharge. So, splurge on a few cotton throws, velvety smooth bed sheets and even soft towels to help elevate your mood throughout the day.

     

    3. Calming Colors

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    There have been plentiful studies regarding the connection of colors and our emotions. It’s called Color Psychology. Basically, different colors can invoke certain emotions like unease, energy or peacefulness. To create a more peaceful setting, decorate your space with shades of blue, pale green, lavender or pink. Neutral tones like beige and pale gray can also inspire a sense of calm.

     

    4. Declutter Your Home

    If you are surrounded by clutter and chaos, chances are you’ll feel restless. In the reverse, having a tidy home can help you feel stress-free. During spare moments, try to organize your home. You don’t have to clean your entire home all at once. Instead, set aside time each day to focus on a specific room. Chances are the physical act of cleaning will even help improve your state of mind.

     

    5. Display Memories

    Amidst unsettling times, it’s always helpful to focus on the ones we love and the things we can be grateful for. If you’re feeling bored one day, print a few photos of your favorite people and memories. Then display your photos proudly in your home. This will be a great daily reminder to reflect and cherish the ones we love.

     

    6. Bring Nature Indoors

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    Make your home an oasis by adding touches of nature. Being greeted by a bouquet of flowers in the morning is a great way to start the day with a smile. You can also line your mantle and windowsills with some potted plants that will freshen up the surrounding air.

     

    7. Let the Light In

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    Just because you’re at home doesn’t mean you can’t surround yourself with light. Open up your curtains and let the sunshine fill up your home. This will rejuvenate your mind and uplift your emotions. You can also use overhead lighting as well as lamps to brighten up your space after the sun sets.

     

    8. Rearrange Your Room

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    Sometimes we just need a bit of change – something to spruce up the ordinary and give ourselves a mental refresh. Try giving your home a new look by rearranging a few key pieces. You could move your sofa to a different corner of your living room, place your office desk by a window in your home office or just add a new pair of nightstands to your bedroom. These little touches will make a big difference to your home and act as a mental reset button.

     

    9. Make Your Bathroom a Pamper Station

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    Who doesn’t love a spa day? Turns out, you can bring the spa home to you with just a few products. Make a bubble bath by adding a bath bomb to your tub. You could also add some bath salts or bath oil for a luxurious pamper session. Don’t forget to light a few candles for some ultimate relaxation.

     

    10. Soothing Sounds

    Ocean waves, birds chirping, rainfall. There are so many sounds that can transform your emotions and fill you with a deep sense of peace. Try using a sound machine to calm your mood. Or, download one of the many apps on your phone which play a variety of peaceful sounds.

     

    11. Organize Your Work Area

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    Our desks can either be a source of chaos or productivity. If you can barely see your desk’s surface, it’s time to tidy up. Put your smaller items in compact containers and organize all of your documents into categorized folders. If you have more folders than you can handle, invest in a filing cabinet.

     

    12. Prepare for Better Sleep

    A refreshed morning starts with a good night’s sleep. Make your bed more appealing by adding a calming mist to your pillow. You can also hang up some comforting twinkle lights or place a scent diffuser on your nightstand for added relaxation. If you’re still having trouble sleeping, it may mean it’s time to replace your mattress.

     

    13. Create Cozy Corners

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    Although it’s beneficial to transform large areas throughout your home, it’s also a good idea to designate a small space purely for relaxation. Try creating a cozy nook in your home. All you need is a comfortable chair, plenty of soft pillows and a good book. Try not to scroll through social media or work on your laptop while you’re in your cozy nook. Reserve that space to unplug and unwind.

     

    Make your home a calming refuge with a few of our simple changes. Even during this trying season, it’s important to take time to care for yourself and your loved ones. We hope you’re staying safe and cozy!

     

     

     

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