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Wellness hacks for living spaces

City living affords us the conveniences that make our day to day living a tad easier—access to transportation hubs, as well as proximity to the workplace, schools, commercial areas, and leisure establishments. Beyond the amenities, however, we still find ourselves stressed out.

It’s time to take matters into your own hands by turning your living spaces into one that is more conducive to wellness. Inquirer Property has come up with simple living space hacks which you can easily apply at home or the office.

Breathe in good vibes


A nice smelling living space contributes to one’s well-being. According to some studies, orange, lemon, sandalwood, lavender, rose and bergamot are among the scents that can help ease one’s anxiety and depression.


Wellness hacks for living spacesGive your home or office a relaxing atmosphere with the help of aromatherapy.  Fragrant candles, reed diffusers, and air purifiers placed in strategic areas around your living space can aid in reducing stress.

Clean air with fresh paint

Giving your room a makeover by applying a fresh coat of paint may do wonders to your mood. There’s nothing like staying in a living space with the right hue that suits you.

Wellness hacks for living spacesAnd while you’re at it, choose paints that have sustainable properties. Boysen has a line of air cleaning paints, featuring a technology that uses light energy to break down noxious air pollutants and convert them into harmless substances.

‘Green’ and bear it

It is widely believed that the color green, aside from symbolizing nature, relieves stress and stimulates healing.


When you find yourself wanting to have more greenery at home but cannot add any more plants due to your limited area, do not despair just yet.  You can add more green views at home through simple wall decors in this hue which will not take up so much space.

Wellness hacks for living spaces Wellness hacks for living spacesSounds good

We have all gotten immune to the noise that comes with living in the urban jungle—the incessant honking and roaring of vehicles, a neighbor’s ear-piercing wail over late night videoke, the startling ruckus of the busy city street. But just because we’re already used to all the noise pollution, it does not mean our health is spared.

Banish unwanted noise from your home and replace it with soothing sounds.  As the sound of flowing water has calming effects, get a small, decorative water fountain and place it on a side table by your couch or bed.

Wellness hacks for living spaces Wellness hacks for living spacesWilcon Depot, the country’s one-stop shop for building and home improvement needs, offers a wide selection of home decor and accessories that can help turn your living space into a wellness sanctuary.

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