The home is a place where you want to kick back and relax and forget about all the stresses of the world. But everybody knows that it is never that easy to simply find peace and quiet in your home. There are chores to do, tidying, cleaning, cooking, upkeep, and everything in between!
But there are still solutions that you can explore to find the perfect relaxing atmosphere within the home. It’s important; our homes are our sanctuaries after all. There are many ways to create just a little bit more ambience of calm. Consider seeking these solutions to make you fall in love with your home’s atmosphere all over again.
There aren’t many things better than sliding into a piping hot bath after a long day at work or doing tasks out and about or in the home. You get to pour yourself a glass of wine, sit with a book and ease that stress that seems to engulf every day of your life.
But if you want to feel even more relaxed, then you can consider researching hot tubs that can make this relaxing experience even better than it already is. I would love a hot tub! I don’t think you would get me out in fact and I suffer from back pain. Finding products with massaging jets can ease the strain on your joints and muscles, and leave you feeling refreshed no matter how tiring your day or week was.
Filling the home with plants and greenery is something that not only adds splashes of colour all around but also helps with your physical and mental health. Having plants around the home improves the air quality which leads to better blood pressure and heart rate.
Furthermore, these plants can also contribute to lowering anxiety, making you less stressed after a long day. This will have a beneficial effect on you and your family and improve your happiness and wellbeing overall, meaning a more relaxed atmosphere, and a prettier, sweeter smelling home, also.
FIX WHAT’S BROKEN
You might walk around your home and find that you are stressed because there seems to be so much that is broken, damaged, or just in the way. A cluttered house makes for a cluttered mind, and so taking steps to fix these issues will be the first step towards making the house a more relaxing place. I find that I relax better once I’ve cleaned my house! It doesn’t stay that way for long but early on a Sunday morning, I have the Lounge to myself!
While you don’t need to tackle everything at once, you could start with the little fixes such as freshening up any chipped paint on door frames or replacing handles. Furthermore, you and the family can work towards decluttering the home and donating unneeded toys and other items to charity, which will also improve your happiness, and others’, as well. I also find perfect lighting really helps to create a calming space and ‘hides’ features that you don’t want to see necessarily!
RELAX, JUST DO IT
While you might feel overcome by stress now, taking steps towards improving the atmosphere in the home will give you the chance to feel more at peace and calm around the house. Happiness begins at home, and so ensuring that you can make your home as relaxing and easy-to-live as possible will go along way towards improving your happiness and reducing stress levels that will allow you to focus on working on your hobbies and whatever else you love.
If all else fails….get a Dottie dog. Honestly, a dog fixes everything! Xx
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A blog about my life in The Old House, a mum to teenagers, a primary school teacher and my passion for gardening.