After spending months at home, everyone can use a slight change in pace. Most people thought of building a contingency fund, given how unstable various industries have gotten during the pandemic. But with less living costs your remote work situation requires, you deserve to spend a little more in keeping yourself comfortable at home.
Splurging on little luxuries will make your indoor lifestyle not only enjoyable but will also keep you healthy in mind, body, and spirit. To begin living your life in luxury, take note of the suggestions below.
Transform Your Wardrobe Into a Small Boutique
Although you have fewer chances to go out this year, there’s no rule preventing you from strutting in your best clothes even when you’re only about to take a nap during your breaks. Minor home modifications give you something to do and keep your mind occupied. By updating your wardrobe into the style of a high-class boutique, you can easily pick out the best clothes for your virtual work meetings and casual video calls with friends.
Load Your Pantry With Fresh and Healthy Food
Like many others, you probably indulged in junk food for the first months of quarantine as a way to relieve stress. A little is okay, but continuously binging on unhealthy food can have long-time adverse effects on your body. Now that you can relax your financial belt a bit, you can spend more on expensive yet incredibly nutritious food. Since stepping out of your home comes with a lot of risks, it’s best to buy groceries that can at least last for up to two weeks and fill your pantries to the brim.
Experience Premium Entertainment In Your Home Theater
Another way you can spoil yourself at home is by immersing yourself in your favorite movies and newly released titles. With numerous streaming platforms available, you can watch content from different devices, but it’s best to view them from the big screen to enhance your experience as an audience. You can transform your basement into a mini-theater outfitted with a projector screen, comfy seats, and surround sound audio.
Spend Spa Days In Your Bath
Even though you work or go to school from the comfort of your home, there can still be grueling days, which warrant time off devoted to only doing relaxing things. To calm your body and loosen your muscles, you can relax in a bubble bath surrounded by the aromatic fragrances of scented candles while reading a book or listening to your favorite playlist. If you have a spacious bathroom or an expansive backyard, you can also add a hot tub or jacuzzi to make your spa days at home more relaxing.
Turn Your Garage Into a Professional Gym
If you belong to the remote workforce, you probably have plenty of free time in your hands, which means more time to make your body fit and healthy. Any area will do for working out, but some exercises require bigger places and the use of equipment. So you can experience the facilities often offered in exclusive sports clubs, why not turn your garage into a professional gym? You can add workout equipment and gym staples, like music and large mirrors to add to the atmosphere.
Play Numerous Sports in Your Backyard
Having a gym on your property can help you focus on toning specific muscle groups and achieve the body you want faster. Still, if you prefer dynamic activities over staying indoors for hours, you can choose to design your backyard in a way that can host different kinds of sports. The key to this is installing portable sports equipment like a basketball ring, a goal post, or a net for tennis, badminton, or volleyball. By using mobile equipment, you can enjoy multiple sports at home.
However, keep in mind that if you suffer from an injury or a medical condition, it’s best to use professional-grade mobility products so you can move freely and enjoy your chosen sport.
Treat Yourself to Luxurious Dining in Your Garden
After having spent more than a year indoors, everyone craves to go on outdoor excursions. No matter how entertained you are in your quarantine lifestyle, it still pales in comparison next to the excitement you can only experience when you’re out and about. Though the things you can do in your yard are few, the fun you can have is abounding.
Aside from tending to your plants, you can also use your garden space as an area for meals. During great weather, you can enjoy picnics or evening dining surrounded by the cool breeze and the fragrant scent of flowers. For a cozier or more luxurious atmosphere, you can hang a string of fairy lights and set the mood with good music.
The new normal includes staying at home for weeks at a time, and after having experienced that for almost two years, there’s no doubt that it can be just a stressful as pre-pandemic days. But with suitable facilities, you can make your stay at home enjoyable.