When the world outside is crazy, having a peaceful home can make all the difference. You come home and walk into your personal oasis, allowing you to almost immediately relax. The more peaceful that you can make your home, the deeper levels of relaxation you will be able to achieve. Here are some simple changes to your routine and your home that you can make to increase how peaceful your home is.
Look at your home and figure out which part of your home is the calmest. This will be a great area to set up a relaxation spot in. It could be a corner, a quiet room, or whatever space you want to dedicate to this. This can be where you meditate, commune with nature, or just refocus at the end of a busy day.
When you go through and start a routine, your body remembers what comes next. If you get home from work and you go through a set routine, your body will begin to recognize when it is time to relax. You will notice that your breathing slows down slightly, you may yawn, and you just start to feel more at ease. This simple habit change can give you both a peaceful home and a peaceful mind.
One area in our lives that is hard to get peace from is the electronic devices that surround us. When you get home, set down your phone, laptop, tablet, or computer and leave it down, at least for a little while. Take the time to unplug and reconnect with yourself or your family. By removing this source of chaos, it helps you live a more peaceful life.
Aside from your relaxation spot, take the time to create spaces around your home that you like being in. No one likes walking into a room with ugly wallpaper or a paint color from 50-75 years ago. Instead, think about what makes you feel good and fill your spaces with those things. Paint walls that are colors you enjoy, put up art, add in some plants, or change out some of your lamps so they better fit in your space. Make your home all about you and your family.
One thing I specialize in is helping people break old habits and create new ones. If you want to create a new habit that helps you find peace or helps you create a more peaceful home, then call me. I’d be happy to help!
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