3 Ways to Make Your Home More Relaxing (Based on Your Personality)

These days you may find yourself at home more often. Work is at home, classes are at home, and most daily responsibilities are at home, too. While at home all day, it may be hard to remember that this is a space you once retreated to for relaxation. The good news is you still can. 

There are lots of ways to spruce up your space to make it feel more relaxing. Calming decor, lush greenery, and scented candles all come to mind. Below, we’ll provide some home wellness ideas based on your personality type. Taking care of yourself is essential, and knowing your personality can help you create the perfect environment. 

What’s My Sign?

One fun way to examine your personality type is through your zodiac sign. There are twelve signs in total. They fit into the categories of air, fire, earth, and water. You can figure out your zodiac sign based on your birthday. 

Check your birthday for your zodiac:

  • Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
  • Aquarius: January 20- February 18  
  • Pisces: February 19 – March 20  
  • Aries: March 21 – April 19
  • Taurus: April 20 – May 20
  • Gemini: May 21 – June 20
  • Cancer: June 21 – July 22
  • Leo: July 23 – August 22
  • Virgo: August 23 – September 22
  • Libra: September 23 – October 22
  • Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
  • Sagitarius: November 22 – December 21

Air signs are Geminis, Libras, and Aquarius. They’re said to be chatty and original. Fire signs are Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. They come off as assertive and driven. Earth signs are Tauruses, Virgos, and Capricorns. They’re efficient and reassuring. Water signs are Pisces, Cancers, and Scorpios. These signs are emotional and spontaneous. 

Creating a space in your home that aligns with your zodiac sign may allow you to find peace throughout your day. Here are some recommendations for each sign to help you find your zen through plants, essential oils, and self-care at home. If you feel you don’t align with your sign’s personality traits, just choose whichever suggestions feel right to you. 

  1. Fill Your Space with Plants 

Being around plants helps reduce stress and decreases levels of anxiety.  

Try these plant suggestions based on your sign:

Air Signs: bird’s nest fern

Earth Signs: parlor palm

Fire Signs: orange orchid

Water Signs: ficus tineke

  1. Finding the Perfect Essential Oil

Wholesale essential oil benefits many areas when it comes to self-care, such as stress relief and is a mood booster. Here are some oils that will match your traits perfectly:

Air Signs: lavender

Earth Signs: peppermint

Fire Signs: sweet orange

Water Signs: grapefruit

  1. Supportive Self-Care Tips

Each sign has an activity that can be implemented to support their needs when it comes to self-care. Here are some self-care tips just for you:

Air Signs: Journaling  

Earth Signs: Cleaning

Fire Signs: exercise

Water Signs: hot bath
Not into astrology? We also put together some wellness ideas to match your Myers-Briggs type. For more ways to stay on top of your mental health at home, check out the infographic from Hippo below.

Please include attribution to Hippo.com with this graphic.

Wellness Tips for Your Home