How can we create a calm home that we take time for ourselves and feel relaxed like we are in vacation so we don’t need to wait for next vacation everyday? Visual, Sound, Touch and Smell, all these matter to impact on our mood.
After a long day of work, we can feel urge to turn on tv and order chinese food to end the day. For the long term though, let’s consider the alternatives which will end your day better.
Turn on soft side lamp & lit a candle
Soft color side lamp make the space feel much more relaxed than strong and bright ceiling light. Turn on a few of them and maybe lit on candle as well.
Lavender Soy Wax Aromatherapy 3 Wick Candle (Amazon, $22)
Try Indoor Water Fountain
It’s normal to feel weird when there’s no sound at home. We tend to turn on TV or something to add sound. Alternatively, having water dripping sound is surprisingly soothing. It feels the space with the sound beautifully and also create distraction between outside and inside. If you are living in noisy neighborhood, this can be helpful.
Dark Sphere Fountain (Amazon, $170)
Wrap yourself with soft throw
A quality throw is worth the investment. You can appreciate the value everyday and it will last long.
AUTHENTIC ALPACA Throw Blanket (Amazon, $99)
Add some books that are beautiful and inspire your better living like this book. Here’s some other suggestions for inspiring books for home.
The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living (Amazon, $22)