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Elena Deeley

How to Decorate Your Home for a Healthy Environment?

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Elena Deeley, (2021, March 11). How to Decorate Your Home for a Healthy Environment?. Psychreg on Wellness. https://www.psychreg.org/decorate-your-home/
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Your home is supposed to be a place where you can feel safe and relaxed. It is your refuge. In order to make that possible, you will have to make a few decorating decisions as a how you decorate your house can influence your feelings while you are sitting inside your house. It is quite essential for your home to give that sense of peace since life can be difficult as well as overwhelming. There are many ways to decorate your home for a healthy environment. Here are some of those:

Paint your house with neutral colours

One of the best ways to create a healthy environment in your house is by painting it with neutral colours. Since neutral colours are easier on the eye compared to other, bright colours. It can make the homeowner feel comfortable at home as well as relaxed. Furthermore, when you look at your walls and ceiling after painting it with neutral colours, you will forget all your problems. However, it is advisable to use a lot of texture in order to create interest. You may even paint the external door creatively for a creative look. 

Add some bright colours too

While painting the walls with neutral colours is essential in order to create a healthy environment for you house. Purchasing some brightly coloured accessories including but not limited to throws and pillows, can also help you to achieve that. Other things such as vibrant artwork, pottery in your favorite colour and a jewel-toned vase can help you focus. All have you to do is make sure that you cluster all of your favorite accessories at one place in order to maximise the comforting effect. 

Increase the appeal of fireplace 

If you have a fireplace in your house, then this point is specifically for you. Sitting near the fireplace, sipping hot coffee during winters is enough to make you feel relaxed at home. However, in order to maximise its relaxing appeal, it is wise to add some nice accents to the walls near the fireplace. In summers, when you are not using the fireplace, you can brighten it up by adding a screen over it, large enough to cover the fireplace.

Add candles in your house

Another way to create a healthy environment in your home is by adding candles. Since candles gives a sense of ease in your house. It also creates a soothing ambience which can make your day a little less overwhelming. It is advisable to keep a certain amount of candles so you can use them whenever you want. You may also even use scented candles to increase the aesthetics of your house.

Scent the air

Using scented candles can give you a pleasant aromawhich can ultimately, give you the sense of relaxation and well-being. There are many ways to achieve this, other than using scented candles. For instance, you could place some fresh, beautiful flowers in every room of your house.


Elena Deeley did her degree in psychology at the University of Edinburgh. She has an ongoing interest in mental health and well-being.


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