The Importance of Creating a Calm and Happy Home

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We live in a world where we are influenced easily by others, either people we know in real life or people we see on social media. Sometimes it’s easy to lose yourself in the crowd and fall into the trap of liking something because it’s popular.

Whether this is the latest beauty or fashion trends, or even how you style your home. But it’s important to do the things you enjoy and surround yourself with things you love because you have to do what makes you happy. In this post, we’re going to discuss why it’s important to create a home where you feel happy, calm, and safe.

A Place for you to Unwind

Life can often be hectic and overwhelming, especially in current times with so much going on in the world. While it’s good to know what’s happening around the globe, it’s also nice to switch off and disconnect from it all.

It’s important that you have a place where you can relax and unwind and forget about the stresses of everyday life. Having a cosy home helps create a tranquil vibe and can allow you and your family to feel safe and comfortable.

With lots of places entering into lockdowns once again and with more and more people spending a lot of time at home, it’s important to ensure it’s a happy place for you to be. There are things you should consider when trying to make your home a happy and calm space, like the colours you incorporate.

Colours like blue, violet, pink, green, and grey can help to reduce stress and promote tranquility, so try to add more of these hues to your home to help you unwind.

You should also think about how you can introduce more light into your home, especially with winter approaching meaning longer periods of darkness and dull, drab days. Add mirrors to reflect more daylight to your rooms or consider adding more lamps around the home to create a perfect ambience.

Fill your home with your favourite things

Part of making your home a happy, safe space is filling it with all your favourite things that you love and things that make you unique. Your home should have things that bring a smile to your face each day. Whether it’s photos of family and friends, gifts that you have been given from loved ones, or some of your favourite quotes that inspire you.

While it’s nice to take inspiration from others here and there, it’s these kinds of things that make you who you are. So if you love anime films, for example, why not have some anime posters around the home, or if you are sports mad, why not display some sports memorabilia?

It’s the quirky and unique things that give your home some personality and show who you really are, and seeing as it’s you who has to live there, you should fill your home with items that you enjoy. A stress-free home that you love will help create a happy and calm place for you to feel safe.

Change the roof to add charm and value

You can enjoy your home even more when you know that it is both attractive and functional. By changing little things you can make a big difference to your mood as well as to the value of your home. When your home looks good, it makes you feel good and allows you to really connect to it on a deeper level.

Changing something simple like the window frames and doors is vital for both aesthetic reasons and security. Looking deeper into something such as a new roof can also be beneficial. Although you may not think it can improve the way your home feels as you do not see it every day, it is something that you will see when you leave and return from work daily. A new roof also adds better security as well as stops any problems from past damage.

Roofing can easily become damage and weather worn over time, therefore you should consider a company such as Christian Brothers Roofing. A new roof also helps with the insulation of the home which means that your heating and energy resources are not going to waste. Heat often escapes through the roof as heat rises.

If this is something you want to consider, then solar paneling on the roof could be a good future option to create a sustainable and happy home. A well insulated home provides you with a peace of mind and a cosier, happy feeling home on the whole.

Got Something to Add?

What do you do to turn your home into a happy and calm spot? Let us know by commenting below.

Until next time, thanks for reading.

Helen, Nial and Lewis.


Welcome to Pikalily, an award-winning food, travel and lifestyle blog. We are Nial and Helen, a happily married couple from Northern Ireland, who share a passion for food and travel among many things. We became parents to our beautiful boy Lewis in 2017. Follow our adventures through the blog.

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