We have collected 10 proposals that according to the experts are suitable for people suffering from anxiety to improve their living space. But of course here the question arises: who in this demented world does not suffer from anxiety? The truth is that to a greater or lesser degree, with some exceptions, everyone is a bit "attacked" by nerves. So turning our house into a kind of relaxing bubble is not such a bad idea.
The decoration of our house says a lot about us but at the same time it also interacts with us influencing us at levels that we sometimes do not consciously perceive.
According to experts in environmental psychology it is very convenient to have plants inside our house. Nature, even in its minimal expression as an indoor plant, is always beneficial to our psyche.
The colors have a transcendental importance when creating a relaxing space. Painting the walls in blue is a good idea and especially in the bedroom. The blue color causes us to lower blood pressure, relax and induce sleep.
Keeping the shelves half empty is another tip to create a relaxing space. Once again experts in Psychology warn us that disordered spaces increase our level of cortisol in blood, which causes us stress.
Just as clutter is overwhelming, so too can a very ornate space. The decoration in neutral tones and without ornate and strident prints will help us feel better.
The excess of noise and visual stimuli is also a factor that alerts us unnecessarily. Having the habit of turning off the television when we are not looking at it or even hiding it is also a good action to feel calmer.
Fresh flowers provide an aesthetic environment that lowers our stress levels. Always have some vases with fresh flowers in different rooms of the house will create a very pleasant atmosphere.
According to Feng Shui the position of the bed in the room is of great importance. This should be the opposite of the entrance door but not right in front of it. The explanation seems to reside that it is thus separated from the flow of energy.
It is super-demonstrated that natural light raises serotonin levels. This neurotransmitter is directly related to our mood. There are medical studies that relate sunlight with serotonin present in our bloodstream. Having a good amount of natural light at home is therefore essential to find ourselves well.
A study from the University of Miami School of Medicine links the aroma of lavender with a significant transient effect of mood enhancement. As we can see, that inveterate habit of our grandmothers putting lavender in the bedding has another positive effect besides driving away the moths.
The mirrors, according to researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry in London, increase the tension in people obsessed with their appearance. It is easy to know if it is our case and to remedy it. Although it is clear that we can not do without the mirrors absolutely.