Today, the majority of people suffer from health problems caused by increased stress, performance demands, lack of sleep, poor environment, and other reasons.
There is a strong link between your physical health, mental health and your personal environment. Vastu- a sacred architecture that can make your surrounding a healthy space. The purpose of good Vastu in your home is to keep the healthy energy flowing.
It feels good when clean energy flows freely around you. When you feel good, you can feel the energy and resonance lightly. Lighter resonance gives you a sense of vitality and joyfulness. This resonance creates health.
When you walk into a person’s home, you can almost immediately feel their energy and vibe. What we choose to surround ourselves with has a huge impact on our mood, stress level, and general happiness. The science of Vastu helps us see the unseen forces around us by analyzing the space we occupy and how that space impacts our lives.
By implementing the following recommendations, your house will be filled with positive vibes and aid in keeping your stress levels low. Fortunately, it’s not as complicated as it sounds! Getting started is simple and easy; all you need is some redecorating, rearranging furniture, some new plants, paintings, artwork and other common household items. Here are simple ways to create a positive home environment using Vastu suggestions:
No one wants to be sick, and it is important to take care of yourself by eating healthy and getting enough exercise. But what about the plants in your home? A plant will not just make your house look nice; it can also improve your health.
Plants are a great addition to any home, but they’re especially important for those living in apartments with little natural light.
Very often ignored, fresh and good air is one of the best and easiest Vastu remedies for your health and well-being. Put lots of love and attention on your plants.
Plants not only help you de-stress, but they also bring nature inside. Some plants are also known to keep away pests and improve the air quality in your home.
So work especially with air-purifying plants to clear the air.
Unhealthy plants and dried flowers can stall your health and increase your chances of getting sick.
A room of a sick person decorated with plants and flowers had lower blood pressure, felt less fatigued and required less pain medication.
In offices, Employees take fewer sick days if they work in offices with plants. The plant-rich indoor space reduced fatigue, headaches, sore throats, coughs and dry skin. Plants can increase focus. People report that they feel more attentive in a green environment.
Recommended plants for health:-Bamboo, Tulasi, Mint, Lemon Grass
Paintings and wall art
Throughout recorded history, people have used pictures, wall art and symbols as healing rituals.
In the past few decades, there has been an increase in studies exploring how art therapy can be used to treat a variety of mental health disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety disorders and depression.
The ancient people saw a direct link between works of art and healing. They believed that being in contact with art or symbol could cure physical or mental illnesses.
Bamboo grows fast, is easy to care for, is always green, very strong, and at the same time very flexible. The perfect symbol for your health and family area. In Asia, bamboo stands for longevity and age.
There are many pictures and paintings, which are very famous for activating your health luck.
The Japanese have a custom of decorating their homes with images of cranes, deer and pine trees. These images are considered symbols of longevity, wisdom and strength respectively.
Studies have shown that they can also reduce stress levels in the home.
It is said that they can alter the brainwave patterns to produce alpha waves which induce a relaxed state in the person viewing them. This has been attributed to the fact that these images are natural representations of what is outside our windows when it is calm and beautiful outside.
Paintings for health:- Deer, Sun, Pine tree, Bamboo
Incorporate natural elements
Another way to bring nature inside is to incorporate natural elements, like shells, crystals and pebbles, into your home decor. These are great to bring beauty and nature inside without having to worry about its maintenance. These natural elements have a positive meaning to you or are significant in some way. Display them on shelves, windowsills, bedrooms or the entrance of your home.
Colours- Be around positive colours
Colours and light should be a top priority while designing your house. Colour has a big impact on how we feel and how we experience the world. When you add bright and light colours to your home, you create a positive and inviting atmosphere. If you are keeping your house in dark, it indicates that you neglect the healthy aspect of your life.
The application of colours in our life is very important and it has a very straightforward effect on our health and life.
Human beings respond to colour at conscious and subconscious levels. By applying health-boosting shades in home decoration, there is tremendous potential to influence mental and physical health positively.
Green shade can be calming, healing, and balancing. It represents fitness (think plants).
Exciting colour like red is not the right choice for you if you are suffering from anxiety or insomnia
“How Does Colour affect us?” an article published by Pantone, a leader in proprietary colour space research, “colour is light and light is energy.” According to this article, “scientists have found that actual physiological changes take place in human beings when they are exposed to certain colours,” and that “colours can stimulate, excite, depress, tranquillize, increase appetite and create a feeling of warmth or coolness”
A sound Cure- Healthy rhythm
Creating a metal sound that is beautiful is one of the best Vastu remedies for any home which is afflicted by constant sickness. Playing the sound of nature fills the place with positive energy.
If you own a singing bowl, try it in your own home, and you will soon feel better and get rid of any sick energy that may come your way.
Play music of nature like mountain streams, moving wind, waves of seas, chirping birds and all the possible sounds of the elements of life. It would give a heavenly feel to your home and keep your mind and body relaxed.
Sound instruments:- Tibetan Bell, Singing Bowl, Windchimes
Don’t Forget the Kitchen and Bathroom: Two Rooms that Influence Your Environment the Most
These two rooms are often forgotten, but they have a big impact on your environment. Here are some tips for how to make your kitchen and bathroom more positive and welcoming: –
Choose light colours for your kitchen and bathroom, as darker colours make these rooms seem small. -Make sure your kitchen is clean and tidy, as a messy kitchen is a sign of an unhygienic person. Make your kitchen inviting by keeping it clean, using fresh flowers and lighting candles.
Make sure your bathroom is clean and tidy to create a relaxing and calming environment. – Incorporate plants or healing crystals in your bathroom, as they help make your bathroom look more welcoming.
Few quick tips
- Open your windows more often, especially early morning hours. It creates good energy in your room.
- Move electronics away from your bed. Laptops, Ipad and cell phones should be at least four to five feet from your body, as they absorb good energy and lower resistance.
- Check for toxic materials in your home. Old carpet, rust and paint can emit toxic residue, dust mites and sticks into your space.
- Declutter and keep your home clean. Dirt and clutter can drag you down and make you feel heavy, which can cause disease or depression.
By making some key changes in your space today, you can avoid serious health problems tomorrow.
There are many ways to create a positive home environment. The first step is to make your home a safe place where you feel comfortable and relaxed. Once you’ve created this environment, you may notice your stress levels drop, and you’ll find it easier to relax and de-stress.
As you can see, creating a positive home environment is easier than you might think. All you need to do is make a few changes, and your home can be transformed.
Kindly share your experiences and thoughts with me. thank you!
Nitien Parmar, Chief Vastu Consultant, CONTACT NOW