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5 Easy tips to create a more calm and peaceful home

Mind Body By Meenakshi Chaudhary , Onlymyhealth editorial team / May 19, 2015
 5 Easy tips to create a more calm and peaceful home

Nothing feels better than being at home but it feels even better when the home is more peaceful. You can easily make your home more peaceful.

No one, especially a family, can lead a happy life without a home. But what good would a home do to a family if it offers no peace to the people who live inside it? It is as crucial to have a peaceful home as it is to have a home in the first place.

So, how do you create a peaceful home? Well, there can be countless factors to a happy and peaceful home, but some are more important than others. Here are the five best ways to get your dream, peaceful home.

 

Clear Surfaces Daily

 

Clear Surfaces Daily

A messy home can cause visual distraction. Every time you look at pile of papers or laundry and tangle of jewellery, a small part of your mind immediately starts thinking about dealing with the items mentioned. Therefore, if you are looking for a calmer experience at home, a good way is to make it a daily routine to clear all the surfaces in your house.  It becomes easier to stay focused in a clean house.

 

Meaningful Decorations

 

Use Less but Meaningful Decorations

Instead of using inexpensive decoration items, you should aim at reducing the decor items and including only those that you truly like or admire and the ones which hold meaning for you. Even a few beautiful objects displayed can be more inspiring than hundreds meaningless objects.

 

Soften your Lighting

Using natural light is another way of creating a peaceful home. When the light begins to fade in the evening, instead of using lights to brighten darkness, you can sometimes use candles.

 

Pay attention to Texture

 

Pay Attention to Texture

While modern look may be in, you still may need to have a texture which appears naturally soothing. Consider this fact next time you visit your local store for curtains and other items for home. Go for natural materials as they have some of the best textures. Try more of rough jute, nubby linen, cracked old leather, pure silk and raw wood. Add the natural texture to your home.

 

Use Natural Scents

Add a natural scent to your home just like the one you notice every time you visit the local spa. The smell at your home can have a surprisingly strong effect on how family members feel. Create a natural, soothing atmosphere inside your home with some natural scents from beeswax candles, essential oils, natural cleaning products and fresh garden flowers.

 

 

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