Finding Sanctuary At Home

Create Mindful & Relaxing Spaces

Given the demands of modern life, finding moments of calm and tranquility can be challenging. Getting away to recharge and refresh isn’t always possible, so creating intentional areas at home for daily mindfulness and relaxation practices can promote a sense of peace and respite from daily stressors.

Designing a meditation corner, yoga area, book nook, or outdoor reflection space supports regular practices like reading, journaling, meditation, yoga, reflection, etc., which can improve focus, reduce anxiety, and enhance overall quality of life.

For reading and journaling, for example, you might select a comfy chair or bean bag, soft blankets, and shelves for your favorite books and writing supplies. For yoga, you might keep a mat and yoga accessories on hand, organized in an aesthetically pleasing way. For meditation, you could choose a comfortable meditation pillow, meditation timer, and natural elements like stones, flowing water, and candles. Demarcating the space with soft lighting, calming colors, a touch of nature, and minimalistic Items that bring joy can make it feel more personal and inviting.

Multi-functional furniture, embracing vertical storage options, and choosing light colors can help make smaller spaces feel larger. The key is to keep things simple, yet functional, so that each item in the space contributes to how you want to feel there.

Outdoor spaces can also be transformed into a haven at home. You can create a meditation garden, contemplative labyrinth, or dedicated yoga space.  Comfortable outdoor furniture and natural greenery can enhance the calming effect, making this an ideal space for practicing mindfulness exercises and connection.

While tranquility can seem elusive, intentionally creating spaces for mindfulness and relaxation empowers us to navigate life's challenges with added grace and serenity. Take the time to invest in your wellbeing by creating sanctuaries that speak to your soul and they will contribute to a more mindful and fulfilling life.

For assistance creating your special space(s), contact Coach Rebecca at

"Creating sanctuaries that speak to your soul contributes to a more mindful and fulfilling life."

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