If you were not a fan of the blue rooms, now you will be. The houses are the reflection of their owners and are that physical space plays a significant role in mood and mental well-being. So if you suffer from anxiety, copy these decorating ideas that have been proven to relieve stressors.
1. Plants to fight anxiety
According to the Journal of Environmental Psychology, indoor plants (especially flowers such as Anthurium) help lower stress levels. And the plants look good in almost every room in the house, right?
2. Walls in blue
Even if you like bright, eye-catching colors, those tones can increase anxiety at home. However, blue has been shown to reduce blood pressure and will make you feel relaxed and much less stressed, which is especially suitable for bedrooms.
3. Shelves half empty
Not that it is a difficult norm to fulfill, but if you fill your house with books and ornaments creates a messy environment, which can raise your level of cortisol (stress hormone), according to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. A good reason to explain the spaces.
4. Limit the pattern set
Just as the disorder can be overwhelming and lead to high levels of cortisol, it is advisable to restrict the number of prints that are mixed and blended at home. Forget the polka dots and the stripes, and bet on the solid colors to create a relaxing environment that does not accelerate anxiety.
Did you know that excess noise generates more stress? And that is not okay for someone who already struggles with anxiety. So to help yourself cut out the habit of turning on the television as you get home, and keep it hidden in a piece of furniture.
6. Fresh Flowers with natural beauty
According to the Ellison Chair in International Floriculture, fresh flowers provide a natural aesthetic beauty that soothes and helps lower levels of stress and anxiety. So the next time you go to a flower market, buy a fresh bouquet for the sake of your mental health.
7. The place of the bed
Feng Shui is a practice focused on achieving the harmony between the spiritual self and the physical environment. According to this practice, you should place the bed on the opposite side of the bedroom door, but not directly in front of it, to create a relaxing flow in your room.
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