Emotions have never been more important than in the last two years. Being stuck at home has been an emotional rollercoaster, but many of us have made through it by finding a comfort corner.
We have come a long way, from incorporating color psychology into our living spaces to dressing to make us happy. We all learned to cherish our feelings and do things that kept us sane after Covid-19. Making emotional escape rooms is one method to do this.
However, This wellness trend is top of all! Emotional escape rooms! The concept, coined by Pinterest, refers to people looking for ideas to transform underutilized spaces in their homes into something uniquely-theirs.
What is an emotional escape room?
Emotional escape rooms are supposed to be safe spaces for feelings. A room or location in your home intended to assist you in de-stressing and escaping the intense emotions you have had during the day. It is a specific place in your home designed to act as a personal retreat where you can do and be whatever you want.
Emotions come in various forms and sizes, and the purpose of these escape rooms is to help you process feelings that you would not feel comfortable expressing in public. Why not have an escape room for emotions where you can process your emotions, similar to how you would go to a rage room to express your anger?
People of all ages are now adopting this trend, and some are even designing themed rooms. Music rooms, crystal rooms, and meditation rooms, for example.
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How to create an escape room?
The best part about making an emotional escape room is that you can customize it to your tastes and feel. Choose the vibe you desire before building an escape room:
- A place where you can relax and listen to soothing music?
- A place to curl up with your favorite book and read?
- A place you can concentrate?
Once you know what you want from and in the space, you can design an escape room that is more likely to focus on what gives you the most joy and relaxation.
All you need to create an emotional escape room are things that make you feel loved or remind you of what you should be grateful for. The essential thing is to create a safe area in your home where you can express your emotions, have your feelings acknowledged, and be emotionally open with yourself.
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How an emotional escape room can benefit your well-being?
An emotional escape room is a place where you can completely unwind and let go of your stress. Having a safe place to escape allows you to express your intense feelings is something that psychologist and founder of Ikigai Psychology believe helps. Having a custom room acts as a cue to feel and connect to those emotions. It’s like tying your external environment with your internal being, which is your thoughts and your feelings.
You do not need to look outside for comfort when all the comfort you can find is within your four walls. If you allow it, your house can be a healing place for you.
Let us know what would your ‘Emotional Escape Room’ look like?
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