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The Balanced Home

The Balanced Home

Probably whether we realize it or not, we are actively seeking balance in our surroundings. Our work environments and living spaces can evoke emotional responses, such as anxiety or relaxation. Quality design professionals understand this and also take into consideration their clients’ personalities and needs in the space. Achieving balance in a room is one of the keys to rousing the preferred emotions and can even inspire certain behaviors. Whether an area needs to be functioning and work friendly, calm and restorative or energetic and social, thinking about how all of the elements can come together to obtain an intended goal… read more

Ecopsychology: A Reminder to Balance

Ecopsychology: A Reminder to Balance

With the onset of the needed and welcomed green movement, we are finally coming to the realization that we cannot continue to live in a man-made state of perpetual convenience at the expense of the environment. The field of ecopsychology reminds us that our mental health is on the same plane as our outer surroundings, and they are both in need of balance. One of the fundamental premises of ecopsychology is the unison of the state of mind with the environment. According to this school of thought, many ecological issues in the world can be traced back to our unhinging… read more