With our lives being so incredibly busy, and our homes as areas to eat, sleep, bathe and entertain, it’s so important to carve a nook in which to relax. And not the sit-on-the-sofa-watching-Netflix type of relax either. A space where you can be still in peace, and well, just be.
If you don’t have enough space in your home to dedicate to a meditation room (or Zen Den as I like to refer them to!) then don’t worry – even keeping a few items in the corner of your bedroom is perfect, and will create the space you need to relax.
When creating a sacred space such as a meditation room, I like to think of the 5 senses and how we can incorporate them into the area.
Hanging beautiful pictures or quotes on the wall will give instant calm to a space, as will meaningful statues, crystals or ornaments. Gather up things around the home which bring you instant calm or happy memories when you see them.
Smells can be incredibly powerful in assisting relaxation. You could use an oil burner, light a scented candle, burn incense or use an essential oil diffuser.
There’s nothing quite like sipping a hot mint tea to transport you to a streamy riad in Marrakech, while relaxing in your den.
Having comforting, tactile fabrics around you will make you feel so cosy and warm. Think silk cushions, soft blankets and sheepskin!
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I like to keep my meditation room both clutter free and energetically clean – saging an area, striking a Tibetan singing bowl or simply opening a window will do that. Having beautiful fresh flowers or green plants brings in a fresh energy which is so invigorating!
I’d love to see your meditation room or Zen Den corner – tag us on Instagram @sophiewhiffen and use the hashtag #sisterchill
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Til next time,
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