5 Great Ways to De-Stress Your Home

April 8, 2020
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5 Great Ways to De-Stress Your Home


These days we’re definitely spending more time than ever at home. Having a luxurious safe haven to escape to is important for our physical and mental health.

So how do we create the most stress-free environment at home? Well, we could build a salt cave in the basement, but that may be taking it too far!

Here are five easy ways to destress your home and destress your life:

1. Neutralize Your Space

A neutral color palette will add an immediate sense of sumptuous calm to your space. Paint yourself into a laid-back state with a few gallons of soft creams, beiges, blues and blush. If you need a splash of color, introduce a favorite hue on one wall for some stress-free drama – consider a pastel such as lilac. This zen punch, combined with the rest of your neutral decor, will allow you to personalize your space while still achieving total repose.

2. Luxurious Scents Clear the Air

Smell is another way to achieve an immediate state of relaxation. Lavender, lemon, rosemary, cinnamon, and peppermint will all do wonders to boost your inner quiet. You can opt for candles, diffusers, oil burners, incense sticks, or even flowers that carry a smell that leaves you feeling great. Shop local at @lalasoap for all the calm you need.

3. Feel the Earth in Your Hands

Don’t underestimate the power of the green outdoors when it comes to mitigating your level of anxiety. Plants are natural air purifiers and can help to remove toxins from the atmosphere, both indoors and out. Lose yourself in your garden, or simply fill your windowsills and table- tops with your favorite blooms.

4. Soft Soothing Lighting

Soft lighting will help you create an understated and gentle ambience. Add dimmers to your main lighting source to give you the option of controlling the brightness in each room and complement that with lamps and candles to evoke a dreamy glow.

5. Create a Tech Free Zone

Consider introducing a technology-free space into your home to help eliminate feelings of stress. And instead of watching television, scrolling on social media, and playing on game consoles, find respite in that space with a book, board game, or chat with the family.

Now, sit back, relax and enjoy that dreamy state of mind.

The Forest Hill Keystone @TeamPartners are always ready to help you buy, sell, or invest in your home. For up to date information on the hot summer real estate market, contact Forest Hill Keystone with your questions or to discuss up to date market information.

Written by:

Tanya Fernandes
Broker | Owner

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