The new age of wellness is centred around so much more than just our physical health. The wellness industry has grown into a billion dollar market, with the populations devotion to creating a balanced life growing tremendously over the past decade. Most people strive for a symbiotic relationship of physical fitness, mental health, spirituality and social connection to achieve that coveted balanced life.
There are many ways we can improve our lives by focusing on the inner work, changing our habits, healing traumas and doing what we enjoy. It’s even possible to elevate your home to contribute to your overall wellness. There are countless adjustments whether large or small, from the age old Feng Shui technique to the amount of clutter to placing an essential oil diffuser to enjoy while you work.
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For centuries, a plethora of fields and theories have evaluated and occupied themselves with dissecting and connecting space and matter. Aesthetics, neuroaesthetics, Gestalt theory, phenomenology and ecopsychology are only a few, and the list is very long.
So why the fascination with this subject if nothing is indeed there? Why did recognition and validity follow so slowly once small proofs started to bud out everywhere? Part of it has to do with applicability, the conversion of observations into usable facts. Into a method of “vibe-constructing” that follows the science and existing school of thought and applies them all to define a new way of living. One that is tapping into this potentiality, one that can be easily democratized and accessible, one that is felt at the level of the individual.
The importance of clutter is an entirely under-researched area. Each of us has a specific tolerance for it. The density of objects around that are in sync with the person – in other words: I believe that there is an optimum measure of clutter that one finds comfortable, and if you go in either direction on the scale, the space loses that connectivity.
Present across all species in nature, homes have an essential purpose. For an individual, they represent shelter, safety, comfort, belonging. In society, they stand as beacons of status or lifestyle choices. The epitome of great homes is finding that perfect combination of multiple details that add up to a physical extension of their occupants.
From the right colours to the right scents to enough clutter and a pleasant sound, the feeling that gives you joy and personalized practicality allows you to best function that makes your home a great home.