A “Head” Space | Making A Meditation Room In Your House

August 3, 2018

 

When it comes to being creative at home, there are many things you can do, not just to ensure your home looks great, but that it continually inspires you. While you may have spent a lot of time working at making the house perfect in so many different ways, you may have a spare room that is lacking. It may be too small, or it’s just a junk room that you would rather do without. And while life is so stressful in so many ways, if you are looking at turning your home into something that automatically relaxes you, a meditation room may be on the cards. Far from it being something reserved for people with hippie tendencies, a meditation room can be whatever you want. So, let’s provide you with some inspiration. 

Firstly, Define Your Purpose

A meditation space doesn’t have to consist of yoga mats and joss sticks. If you have a small space, you can decide what this room should do for you. For example, do you want to walk into this room and be transported away from the stresses of life? If so, this can then define how you decorate the space, as well as lay it out.

Decorate It In The Least Stressful Hues

Colours and themes are all integral to putting yourself into a relaxed state. Don’t think of it as the sitting on a floor cross-legged. You should decorate it as much, or as little, as you want. It’s important not to just think about the colours, but also how you lay the space out. It’s important not to over stimulate the senses, which is why you should keep designs to a minimum. At the very least, if you’re looking to block out the sun so you can close your eyes and go into yourself, maybe some roller blinds with patterns and one picture on the wall will be more than enough. On top of this, think about the colours you find to be most relaxing. Deep blue, for example, is linked with feelings of relaxation. There are many relaxing colours for you to choose from, so get inspired.

Don’t Use It For Anything Else

You may find that you are looking for other ways to improve the space, or you feel it’s not fulfilling its stylistic potential. It’s best to ignore these thoughts because a meditation space is something that is meant to instantly calm you. In fact, you may not want to call it a “meditation space”, because of the connotations associated with the name. Instead, having a room in your home that makes stress disappear is something that every house should have. If you are lucky enough to have a small space or a little room that is lacking in purpose, a meditation room, a relaxation space, whatever you want to call it, is a more than welcome addition.

Happy relaxing.

Love,

Hope x

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