These tips will help you create a space that you will love to stay in!
BY CEVEL REGIS
Social distancing has forced many of us to spend a lot of time at home these days — much to the discontent to many... and to the delight of some! This is the perfect opportunity to improve the environmental well-being of your living space. While many of us place strong value on our body and minds, believe it or not our homes are a retreat from the chaotic world , a sanctuary that has a major impact on our health and well being.
Creating a healthier living space is much more than incorporating oxygen-boosting plants into your living room. This phenomenon is exploding with wellness opportunities for us to take advantage of and enjoy. From using calming tones on our walls and furniture, to cleaning the air that surrounds us, there are many factors that contribute to creating a place of serenity that blocks out the toxic energy of the outside world. In a bid to energise your home, here are 3 ways to give your home a wellness makeover and improve your overall lifestyle.
Natural light makes you happier, healthier and more calm. It increases endorphins (hormones that trigger a positive feeling) and serotonin (happy chemical that contributes to well-being and happiness) in the body. For those of us who are now working from home, try letting some natural light in your space as it also helps to boost your productivity.
Try getting rid of items you no longer use and clean your living space. This is a great activity for you to do as a family. As you declutter your home, it helps clear your mind which allows you to feel and perform better,
Create a Relaxing Space
A space in your home where you can retreat to in times of stress is highly recommended. This wellness space should manifest all those good feelings and allow you to feel comfortable and relaxed. Use this space to read or meditate or any activity that would bring a sense of calmness.