Create a Sanctuary

Whether or not you share a living space, too much togetherness with the person you’re caring for can make it feel like the walls are closing in. You may need to get creative in finding a metaphorical room of your own. You could plant an indoor or outdoor garden, or designate a corner of your house for hobbies or catching up with friends. If you use that space exclusively to let go of stress, you’ll begin to connect it with a feeling of relaxation and get a quick hit of ease just by stopping by. You can also take advantage of the time when your loved one is sleeping or being tended to by someone else to disappear into a book or a movie—or even a “vacation” via Airbnb’s Online Experiences, where you can, say, learn about bees from a Portuguese beekeeper. “Brief escapes to another world can be surprisingly refreshing,”

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Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging” , as I know each of these pieces represents something…

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4 Responses to Create a Sanctuary

  1. This is necessary in a marriage. I’ve always had an extra room, I guess something like a man cave but it’s always been pretty and pink.

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    • msw blog says:

      Yes, it is very necessary that each individual has their own space to be with their own thoughts, hobbies, and to grow as an individual. I too have those spaces in my home. 

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  2. Damyanti Biswas says:

    I agree. Everybody needs their space to expand.

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