1/23/19

4 Ways to Customize Your Daily Life!


By on 1/23/2019 07:04:00 AM

Most people nowadays lead busy lives, whether they are parents or teens, or single working adults. In this fast-paced society, it can seem like we are meant to do nothing but work and taught to cherish little beyond that. For that reason, it is vital that we put the thought and care into every facet of our lives. A big part of that comes down to self-expression.

Self-expression is an important and effective way to ground yourself. In a world where a lot of things are out of our control, being in control of our space and our bodies becomes more than just self-expression. It’s a form of self-preservation.

Pursuing self-expression doesn’t have to be a monumental endeavor. You don’t have to go on an epic existential quest or become a master artist. Instead, it’s about the little things like customizing your daily life. With that in mind, here are 4 ways to customize your daily life and take back control over your unique self-expression.

1.      Find the Perfect Phone and Laptop Cases

As technological devices become more prominent throughout most of our lives—whether professionally, academically, personally, or otherwise—we are given more options to adorn our belongings with stickers, cases, you name it. Whether you’re looking to rep a favorite band, get compliments on your case  for your phone, or support a local artist, decorating your devices with accessories is a fantastic way to incorporate a personal style into your everyday life.

While these decorations function like accessories, they can go with any outfit, color palette, or social event, making them particularly appealing.

2.      Change Your Interior Space

Decorating your home is perhaps one of the most effective and popular ways to externalize your inner peace and reflect it through your interior design. Whether that means rearranging the living room, repainting the walls of your bedroom, or renovating the kitchen, always be sure that your home does its job of putting you at ease and making you feel safe and secure.

Pro tip: If you’re not looking to redesign the entirety of a room, look into colored lights or lighting fixtures. You’ll be amazed at how they can give the same room a different vibe.


3.      Alter Your Clothing

Customizing your own style is doable in a multitude of ways, and yes, that even means clothing. With the wealth of information that the internet has to offer, between life hack articles and endless YouTube videos, there are tens or even hundreds of strategies to personalize your closet without having to sew a single button.

As of recent, denim jackets and iron-on patches have surged in popularity and become rather easy to come by. That is one significant method of personalizing your style without stitching a dress out of thin air.

4.      Make Distinct “You” Time

Personalization of your life isn’t always aesthetic-based. Routines are an efficient means of tethering ourselves to reality as well as deliberately spending time on our wants and needs. For instance, sleeping at a specific time is not only good for your body and circadian rhythm, but it keeps you from overloading your schedule in stressful, unmanageable ways.

Whether you do yoga at sunrise, dedicate an hour to playing video games after dinner, or read before bed every night, make a point to schedule in things you look forward to each and every day.

To Put Simply

Just because it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life doesn’t mean we can’t maintain our sense of self through it all. Homing in on what makes us happy and unique is necessary to live your best life. If some part of your life isn’t working for you, never hesitate to shape it into something positive and never look back.

About Angela

Angela is a freelance travel writer and lifestyle blogger, blessed with 3 beautiful daughters, 5 moody cats, 1 spoiled dog, and 1 very supportive husband.

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