How To: Implement Zen Components into Your Home and Life

Today we’re featuring a home from coldwellbanker.com that truly doubles as a sanctuary of peace and relaxation. Not only is its inside fabulous but its outdoor living area is really a work of art. Check out the photos below.

Let’s be honest–we all can stand to benefit from a little Zen inspiration in our lives. Our everyday activities can overwhelm and slow us down causing many to burn out. But adding a little serenity to your life (and home) can make a huge difference in how you think and feel.

Today we’re featuring a home from coldwellbanker.com that truly doubles as a sanctuary of peace and relaxation. Not only is its inside fabulous but its outdoor living area is really a work of art. Check out the photos below.

Embrace Nature

Plants are known to promote a calming affect. Be sure to include them in every space you can. I personally have them all throughout my home, in my room, and on my desk at work.

Keep Your Color Scheme Neutral 

Light colors are thought to have healing and relaxing properties. So a neutral color pallet, like the one you see here, is the perfect for helping to bring out your inner zen god or goddess. Water also a representative of emotions of fluidity and adaptability.

Make use of Natural Resources 

We’ve learned that optimizing Zen teaching means embracing nature. Implement any and all (if possible) of the five elements, also known as Wu Xing, into your personal space. Here, wood is being utilized beautifully. Wood is said to symbolize vitality.

Simplify Your Furniture and Decor 

The simple and light colored furniture in the photo are great for taking time to sit and meditate (or just relax). Try going for simple and no-fuss decor. A Zen home or lifestyle is all about minimizing distractions.

For more information on this home click here. To see more incredible homes check us out on Instagram and Pinterest.

Lindsay is the the Senior Manager of Media Engagement for Coldwell Banker Real Estate and manages the brand’s media and social media department. She is also a licensed real estate professional. In 2017, she was named a top 20 social influencer in the real estate industry in the annual Swanepoel 200 power rankings.

Lindsay lives in Livingston, NJ with her college sweetheart and now husband Joe and recently welcomed another Joe into her life as she became a mom in June 2016. Lindsay and her two Joes love spending their time playing with their cat Rory, watching sports and vacationing in Cape Cod.

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