Turning Your Home into a Sanctuary
In our busy world, finding time and space to de-stress can be a huge challenge. In fact, if your home does not offer you refuge, you might find it impossible to decompress. To help you turn your home into a stress-free sanctuary, use these tips:
- First Things First: Instead of immediately tackling a chore or turning on the television, take a moment to evaluate yourself and how you are feeling when you first enter your home. Take a few deep breaths and calm your mind before you take on anything. Take on small projects daily instead of a huge tasks which can quickly become overwhelming. For example, commit to tidying up just one room in the house, like the bathroom, and then stick to your family routine and wrap the night up with dinner and dishes.
- Do What You Love: Do you find yourself saying things like, “I never have time for my hobbies anymore”? Take the time to fit this into your schedule. Making time for the things you love is important and creates a more fulfilling life.
- De-Clutter: A lot of visual clutter can make your mind feel cluttered. Protect your mental calm by keeping your home in order. Keeping an organized home means more time with family, friends, or partaking in something you enjoy like yoga, crafts, or reading for example.
Try to integrate the above into your life and see what a positive impact these tips can have on one’s over all well-being.