With busier and more hectic lifestyles, we find ourselves wanting to slow down the pace and enjoy a relaxing home atmosphere. Most of us are unable to pay attention towards this aspect, so a conscious effort is needed from us to achieve that calm and peace. If your apartment can provide a tranquil and relaxing vibe, then it can be of a great help. Let’s have a look at some simple hacks which can make your apartments more relaxing. Using right colors Painting your apartment with appropriate color combination is very important. Colors can affect your mood by a great deal. They can even make you calm with their mood soothing properties. Natural tones are a good option for their soothing properties, tranquil greens, subtle beiges & whites, greys and blues are good at creating ambient and calm surroundings. Always make sure that the furniture is never placed against the backdrop of bright and vibrant colors as it may go against creating a calming ambience. Doing periodic decluttering Having clutter around you will fill your mind with chaos. Disorderly and cluttered arrangement of items around you will add to your stress and confusion. Replace the unnecessary items with useful and calming ones. Soothing items like fresh flowers, nice photographs/portraits and plants are a good replacement as they act as brilliant décor items also. So go ahead and cut the clutter. Adding aromatic items Pleasant aroma coming from room fresheners, nice smelling flowers and aromatic plants can make the surrounding relaxing. We are very sensitive towards smell, so a disagreeable smell can affect our mood negatively. On the contrary pleasant smell will always have a positive impact towards our mood. Therefore adding aromatic items in your apartment space will help in making your living space more relaxing. Alter the vibes positively Add items which bring back pleasant memories, like photographs or the items that relate to good times or inspirational figures. Remembering good memories, smiling and getting inspired in between will help you to go through the grind of your life better. Placement and choice of furniture to be used must be correct If you have knowledge of surroundings and calming focal point, doing this will become easy for you. Select an intimate setting for placing your furniture. For relaxing ambience select white or natural colored furniture, for a space to energize you, use bright and loudly colorful furniture. In both the scenarios select the textures which are soft to your eyes. Stunning textures will not let you relax.