How to Make Your Home More Relaxing

With so much going on in the outside world, it’s more important than ever to make your home your haven. 

During these unprecedented times, people are staying home more than ever. With home becoming a place where you both work and relax, you need to make sure to create a space you love. And even if you are still working outside the home, it is all the better to come home to a peaceful environment. 

Here are some ways you can make your home more relaxing.

Smelling Great

An aspect of home care that is often overlooked is how it smells. When you walk in, does your home make you feel calm and peaceful? A place that smells great is a place that makes you feel great. Using the right room spray, reed diffuser, scented candle, or aromatherapy diffuser can help you refresh the air and your mind with the perfect scent. Find out what you love and make your home smell like that all the time. It will have an immediate calming effect and is just one step on the path to creating a home you love.

Cosy and Comfortable

If you are like most people, you probably change into your comfiest clothing to relax as soon as you come home. This means that what you wear and how you feel in it makes a difference. One way to make sure you love what you are wearing is to invest in laundry care that leaves your clothes soft and smelling great. Find detergent and fabric softener with rich, soothing scents and luxury gentleness. When you do, you will see what a difference it makes in your home and in your life. 

Everything Happens in the Kitchen 

The kitchen is an important space, but it can also be a stressful one. There is so little time in the day and so much to prepare. Making sure that you feel peaceful in your kitchen will relieve stress and help you feel ready to take on the sometimes daunting task of cooking your meals.

One source of stress in the kitchen is what happens when you wash your hands too often. When your hands become chapped and dry, using the right soaps can help you feel more relaxed. Choose a hand soap that is soft and soothing. It is preferable to find a soap that smells great, too (remember what we just said about fragrance and relaxation?). It is possible to transform the everyday task of washing the dishes by using a dishwashing soap that is extra soothing and gentle on your hands. And when you are done with this, setting your soap on an elegant kitchen tray helps you keep your kitchen looking good at all times.

Take Care of You

And finally, let’s talk about you! After all, you are the most important part of your home. It is important that you feel your best to fully benefit from everything you have done to transform your space. 

  1. Breathe: Learning breathing techniques is important to helping you relax and stay calm. Take some time to de-stress and focus inwards.
  2. Make time for an activity you love: What do you love to do? Whatever it is, make sure that you are setting aside time to actually do it instead of just dreaming about it. When you turn your home into a space where you do what you love, you are linking it to happy memories. We only have one life to live - so live it to your fullest!
  3. Invest in quality self-care products: Figure out what you do every day and how you can transform that small task to make it more pleasurable and enjoyable. Doing this ensures that even the little things in life become a source of joy. One way to do this is to take a good look at what you use in the shower. Find bath and shower products that make you feel great and that give you the time you need to unwind at the end of a long day. 

For those of you living in our co-living London locations, there is a discount with Rituals available in January and February of 2022. Rituals is a cosmetics brand that offers you items for your home, body, and beauty. Their products will help you make your home more relaxing. Access the website here for Rituals items.

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