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From clutter-free zen to cosy comfort: The mental health benefits of home decor

Published on Jun 03, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Creating a sanctuary within our homes goes beyond mere aesthetics; it nurtures our mental well-being. Discover the amazing mental health benefits of home decor.

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Interior decoration taps into powerful psychological influences related to our perceptions of color, nature, organization, light, space, and visual appeal – all of which can profoundly impact mental health and emotional well-being when designed intentionally. Danielle Mathews, co-owner of Reborn Renovations, delves into the science behind how different interior styles can influence our emotional state and provides expert insights on curating living spaces that promote relaxation, reduce stress, and enhance overall well-being.(Photo by Spacejoy on Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 03, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Interior decoration taps into powerful psychological influences related to our perceptions of color, nature, organization, light, space, and visual appeal – all of which can profoundly impact mental health and emotional well-being when designed intentionally. Danielle Mathews, co-owner of Reborn Renovations, delves into the science behind how different interior styles can influence our emotional state and provides expert insights on curating living spaces that promote relaxation, reduce stress, and enhance overall well-being.(Photo by Spacejoy on Unsplash)

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Colour: Colours can influence mood and emotions. Cool colours like blue, green, and lavender tend to have a calming effect, reducing stress and anxiety. Warm colours like red can increase feelings of energy and intensity.(Photo by Casadiso Australia) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 03, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Colour: Colours can influence mood and emotions. Cool colours like blue, green, and lavender tend to have a calming effect, reducing stress and anxiety. Warm colours like red can increase feelings of energy and intensity.(Photo by Casadiso Australia)

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Nature: Exposure to natural elements like plants, natural materials (wood, stone), and nature-inspired patterns can reduce stress levels and promote a sense of relaxation. Bringing elements of nature indoors through interior decorating creates a more calming environment.(Photo by Sarah Joy Blog) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 03, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Nature: Exposure to natural elements like plants, natural materials (wood, stone), and nature-inspired patterns can reduce stress levels and promote a sense of relaxation. Bringing elements of nature indoors through interior decorating creates a more calming environment.(Photo by Sarah Joy Blog)

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Organisation: Clutter and disorganisation can feel overwhelming and increase stress levels. An organised, functional space with adequate storage promotes a sense of calm and control over one's environment.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Organisation: Clutter and disorganisation can feel overwhelming and increase stress levels. An organised, functional space with adequate storage promotes a sense of calm and control over one's environment.(Unsplash)

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Lighting: Lighting plays a role, with exposure to natural daylight improving mood, vitality, and sleep quality compared to artificial light alone. Maximising natural light through interior design choices is beneficial.(Photo by Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lighting: Lighting plays a role, with exposure to natural daylight improving mood, vitality, and sleep quality compared to artificial light alone. Maximising natural light through interior design choices is beneficial.(Photo by Pixabay)

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Layout: Open, spacious layouts with minimal clutter facilitate better moods compared to cramped, cluttered spaces. Creating a sense of openness through layout and furniture arrangement can elevate emotions.(Photo by Spacejoy on Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 03, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Layout: Open, spacious layouts with minimal clutter facilitate better moods compared to cramped, cluttered spaces. Creating a sense of openness through layout and furniture arrangement can elevate emotions.(Photo by Spacejoy on Unsplash)

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