Your home is where the most cherished moments of your life happen. You store all your treasured belongings there, raise kids under its roof and form memories you’ll keep close to your heart.
Your home is one of the special spaces in your life, but it can become dysfunctional without you even realizing it. Part of the problem is that negative energies and habits break up the harmony in your house.
Your home is one of the special spaces in your life, but it can become dysfunctional. Negative energies and habits break up the harmony in your house.
Restore the peace in your home by using these six quick ways you can add harmony to any space. Every room will soon have a different vibe you’ll notice right away, without adding too much to your daily schedule.
1. Get Rid of Clutter
Clutter accumulates, no matter how clean you believe you are. It’s something that immediately draws the eye, even when you don’t want to look at it. Negative energy stirs in the home as more clutter builds up, so spend a few minutes tidying up for more of a spiritual balance.
2. Toss out Old Food
Even modern refrigerators whose design maximizes storage space can get cluttered with old food. Opening the fridge to rotting smells and visibly spoiled food interrupts any harmony your kitchen had. Every week, try to toss out old food according to the seven-day rule. Your refrigerator will look cleaner and be a more pleasant place to observe throughout the day.
3. Organize Your Garage
The garage is another part of the house that can be a pain to walk through. Everything seems to end up there, even if those objects have a designated home somewhere else.
You only need a few minutes to organize your garage. Don’t worry about cleaning it from top to bottom. Start small by investing in storage bins that you can label correctly. A little bit of reorganizing will change the way you feel every time you walk through the garage.
4. Make a Routine Maintenance Check
The anxiety that comes with dreading the breakdown of specific household items can weigh heavily on your spirit. Do a proactive maintenance check around your home if you haven’t done so recently. Test your smoke detectors, replace the batteries in TV remotes and grease up door hinges. Those little efforts help your home function more efficiently and balance the energy around you.
5. Create a Flow for Traffic
Another way the harmony in your home comes to an end is when everyone is bumping into things and other people to get to different rooms. Create a flow for traffic by rearranging the furniture. Make it clear where people are supposed to walk and where they can relax, so the house isn’t a maze.
6. Designate a Workspace
If you work from home, it’s tempting to bring your work with you when you stop to eat lunch or stretch your legs. It’s much better to designate a specific workspace to maintain a balance between your work and personal life. Create and design a separate area where your work stays.
When you enter that area, you’re on the clock. When you’re not, you can enjoy the rest of your home. Your energy and that of your home will become more balanced in the process.
Wherever you feel uncomfortable or irritated, take note of what’s around you. A quick fix could be all you need to restore balanced harmony to your home.
Identify Problem Areas
Figure out where harmony is lacking in your home by completing a thorough walkthrough. Wherever you feel uncomfortable or irritated, take note of what’s around you. A quick fix could be all you need to restore balanced harmony to your home.
What are your favorite tips for adding harmony to any space?
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About the Author
Kacey Bradley is the blogger behind The Drifter Collective, an eclectic lifestyle blog that expresses various forms of style through the influence of culture and the world around us. Along with writing for her blog, she has written for sites like U.S. News, SUCCESS, Guides for Brides, Hotel Online and more! Follow Kacey on Twitter and subscribe to her blog to keep up with her travels and inspiring posts!
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