In the UK, creating different ‘zones’ within rooms helps to make sure that the areas we use for work, rest and enjoyment don’t overlap.
In India, people are setting up dedicated places for activities such as worship, yoga and meditation. The choice of space may be dictated by factors such as the direction of prayer.
Only 8% of us care what other people think about how we live our lives at home. This increases to 17% in Thailand, who are the most concerned about others’ views and drops to just 3% in Estonia.
It’s through the items we treasure, spaces we use and people we live with, that we create homes as unique as us.
When our living spaces reflect us – in all our quirky and imperfect glory – they have a powerful, positive effect on the way we view our home.
And there’s no denying that when we feel good about home, we feel better equipped to take on whatever’s coming our way in the rest of our lives.
Regardless of who we live with, where we live and what we need our homes to do, all of us have the right to feel like ourselves in our own home.
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