If you are one of those people who, even though you love the way modern technology and computers have made information widely accessible and working and personal lives substantially easier, still prefer reading a book to scrolling social media, then continue reading.
Here is a concise guide to creating the ultimate reading haven in your home.
Create A Cozy Nook
Nobody wants to spend a couple of hours or more cramped on a too-small chair or sitting on the floor next to a draughty window, and when you are enjoying being entirely immersed in a thrilling book, a high level of comfort is essential.
So, instead of choosing to furnish your reading haven with a regular chair or prop cushions against the wall, you should treat yourself to a durable and stunning 6foot, round bean bag chair. Such chairs come in a variety of colors, patterns, and designs, and you are sure to find the perfect one to suit yourself and your room.
Vary Your Reading Style
If you are committing your time, energy, and maybe even a little money into creating the perfect reading haven in your home, then it stands to reason that reading is something you truly enjoy.
Take this opportunity to start branching out in terms of the genres of books you read, which will, in turn, serve to expand your wealth of knowledge and widen your imagination. For example, if you tend to stick to non-fiction books, such as biographies, perhaps look into fictional novels that perfectly combine a sense of adventure with historical facts.
Let Your Internal Designer Shine
Even if you intend on sharing your reading nook with other members of your family, you owe it to yourself to create a space that is relaxing enough that you cannot wait to finish work and collapse with a good book, yet is still in-keeping with the interior design choices seen in the rest of your home.
Add arug to the center of your new reading nook, with a side table with an ornate lamp and space for your coffee or glass of wine, and install specific lighting fixtures and fittings that will spotlight the area.
Tailor everything to creating a moment of time and space to be at one with yourself, the world, and, indeed, the book you are currently reading.
Combine Reading With Other Relaxation Techniques
Now you have successfully created a reading haven, whether in your bedroom, living room, or second bedroom, you have simultaneously made a place where you can truly relax and destress.
It would be pertinent, then, to point out the other fabulously life-affirming relaxation techniques your reading nook can be used for. Even if you are not someone who holds to the idea ofyoga, Pilates, and tai-chi practices, you would frankly be missing out by denying the positive effects on your emotional well-being and physical health that the associated deep breathing techniques can afford.