5 Ways to Decorate an Anxiety-Friendly Home

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Got anxiety? Try out these décor ideas to create an anxiety-friendly home.

Designing a cozy space isn’t just about aesthetic purposes. It can actually positively affect your mood and thoughts, especially if you’re suffering from depression or anxiety. We know because ever since the pandemic started, everyone has been creating a cozy environment where they feel safe and calm.

Whether you’re experiencing anxiety or you simply want to create a peaceful home, try out these anxiety-friendly décor ideas!

Start With Decluttering

clean and organized home can have a positive impact on your mental health and how you feel. It’s much easier to relax or fall asleep when you’re in a tidy space. So if you’re feeling stressed lately, maybe it’s because of your cluttered home. Take some time to clean and organize your home little by little. Maybe you can fold the laundry before going to sleep, then clean and organize the kitchen in the morning. Allocate even a bit of your time to keep your home organized and clutter-free.

Make It Cozy and Warm

One of the easiest ideas to create an anxiety-friendly home is to make the space cozy and warm through the use of textures and colors, such as adding pillows and blankets in your living space or choosing soft blue bedding.

Add Indoor Plants

Plants are known to decrease stress levels and improve mental health. Plus, it makes the space feel fresh, which can affect your mood.

Decorate Your Home With Soothing Colors

When decorating an anxiety-friendly home, choose soothing hues like blue, white, blush, green, or terracotta. These are known to be the best bedroom colors to help you have a peaceful sleep.

Decorate With Intention

OK, if you can’t achieve an overall makeover for your home, try adding simple décor like scented candles, incense, a mini indoor fountain, music, or maybe soft lighting. Add décor that will make you feel good and help your mental health.

Creating an anxiety-friendly home doesn’t require tons of money or effort. It could be as simple as making your bed in the morning, eating your favorite breakfast, spending time with your plants, or getting enough rest to re-energize your body and mind. Keep in mind that aside from designing an anxiety-friendly home, you should also create a lifestyle that can help you improve your mental health. Learn more interior design tips and ideas on Omysa’s Design blog. Happy decorating!

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