Your home acts as your sanctuary.
It’s where you return to for nourishment, comfort and rest.
You may feel differently about your home.
For some, it can be a frustrating and uncomfortable place, rather than a place of happiness.
It may feel chaotic or messy rather than a sanctuary.
This is no place for you to be if you are going to be making changes in your personal life.
Your relationships might be suffering and home might be a place where you don’t want to be right now but persevere. There are things you can do.
Try to accept others’ personality traits and habits.
Work with them rather than against them.
Discuss better ways of living together.
You have the power to decide how you want your home life to be.
If it’s simply to bring more order and love into your home, then take the view of a visitor.
It will help you to realise what it is that you need to change.
Clear spaces and tidy uncluttered areas or cupboards.
Make room for a feeling of calm and comfort.
Everything you choose to keep in your home should be able to pass the test of these two decluttering questions.
Do you love it?
Do you use it on a regular basis?
Don’t take time to think about it. Make a 3-second, quick decision.
When it comes to other people who share your space, ask them to think about their ideal living situation.
Create a visual roadmap for creating a home that feels like a place that you enjoy spending your time.
‘Home is where your story begins.’
It’s a place of everything privacy and comfort, where you should be able to refuel, take time-out, feel happy and loved.
Make every space in your home a warmer and more loving place for everyone.
Your office space also needs to have some sort of order.
There is no way you are going to be able to attain a happier life if you work in chaos.
Tidy up. Sort out what you do and do not need.
Add a plant to your desk. Jazz it up or tone it down.
Remember, happy home, happy office, happy you!
Exercise: List 5 things you would like to change about your home this week and set aside the time to do it.