It turns out that glancing at tastefully adorned walls can make you feel better. One thing that I’ve learned in my 25 years experience is that including art and color into your home design will have a good impact on your mood and overall health. It’s funny how something so simple can enhance your quality of life.
According to the American Public Health Association “The idea that creative expression can make a powerful contribution to the healing process has been embraced in many different cultures. Throughout recorded history, people have used pictures, stories, dances, and chants as healing rituals.27 there has been much philosophical and anecdotal discussion about the benefits of art and healing, but less empirical research exists in the literature. In fact, although arts therapy has been used clinically for more than a century28”
Instead of spending money that next new trend or planning a getaway, think closer to home. Add a splash of color to your interior walls, maybe curate a new rug or piece of art, the possibilities are endless and the benefits are all positive.