When it comes to our homes, we all have our favorite spots—the quiet nook in the bedroom where you unwind with a book every night, the sun-drenched corner of the kitchen where you always sip your morning coffee, or the recliner in the living room that lets you sink away from the world.
But why? What about these specific spots makes them tiny sanctuaries of self-care? Is it simply a matter of comfort, or is there a deeper, psychological reason why a certain area of your home becomes your favorite spot?
According to a recent survey of Spruce readers, your favorite room in your home is actually tied to how it makes you feel emotionally. Moreover, that emotional connection—and sense of fulfillment—is actually enhanced if you’ve played an active role in the room’s design.