Did you know that almost 20% of Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder each year, which means about 40 million people? Anxiety is a problem, and your Boston Seaport District condo is where you can start doing something about it. Is it important to have a home that produces less stress to counteract the other stresses in our lives like work, school, commuting and other demands. Use these tips to ensure that your Boston Seaport condo can be the tranquil haven that you and your family members need to remain in optimal physical and mental health.

1. INSTILL AMBIANCE

Part of instilling peaceful serenity is setting the tone and mood of your Boston Seaport home. Doing so means considering items that evoke your senses, instilling calmness. One thing you can do is layer textures, instilling warmth and coziness with a variety of fabrics used for rugs, drapery, and throws. Consider creating a dimming switch to rooms for softer lighting options. In addition to softening light, consider candles too. You should minimize noise too in at least a room or two, where you purposely choose not to have a television in it. If you are looking to renovate, you may want to consider adding a fireplace to a room which also instills ambiance and peace.

2. MAKE FRIENDS WITH NEIGHBORS

One thing we don’t do enough of anymore is getting to know our Boston Seaport District neighbors and making conscious efforts to make friends with those around us. Not only do they function as a source of community support, but being part of a neighborhood with friends who we socialize with helps us unwind from the stresses of the day as well. Building interpersonal relationships and strengthening them strengthens us. Moving to a new Seaport District neighborhood and getting settled has a whole set of stresses, but meeting your neighbors and befriending them helps socially and provides a source of local tips and advice.

3. YOUR BEDROOM IS FOR SLEEPING

Make your Boston Seaport condo bedroom your source of serenity and calmness in your home, the place where you go when you need to center yourself and recharge. The guiding principle here is that you need. This means moving the papers and folders you bring home from work out of your bedroom. This means removing anything not related to sleep from your bedroom, including keepsakes on countertops that take up space and collect dust. Finally, this means unplugging, taking out the television and any other real time devices that can keep you up at night.

4. ADD A SPLASH OF PAINT

Adding a new hue to the walls of your Boston Seaport condo is a simple, relatively inexpensive way to set the tone of each room and add a calming effect. Seek light, natural hues that will foster a natural, earthy feel to your home. Consider white, cream, blush or beige. We know that colors can impact emotions and mood, but did you know that there is a psychology behind colors? 

5. ADD SOME FOLIAGE

Appeals to nature go a long way to decreasing anxiety and instilling calmness in a household. Adding elements of nature to our home provide physical and mental benefits to our well being. In addition to opening your blinds to let natural light in, adding a natural scent such as from essential oils or adding a vase of fresh cut flowers can truly add a natural calming effect to every room. Why? Plants effectively improve both physical and mental well being. They absorb indoor air pollutants from impacting us, but they also do wonders for mental health. They elevate mood, allow us to de-stress, and even enhance creativity.

CONCLUSION

Overall, the importance of low stress in your household cannot be emphasized enough. Consider these quick, straightforward fixes you can make that can lead to significant improvements in the tranquility of your home. Consider other fun, home renovation projects for your Boston Seaport condo as well while you are at it!

Boston Seaport Condos for sale statsResults
Number of listings for sale Seaport District49
Avg. living area1,386 sq ft
Avg. list sq/ft price$1,648.00
Avg days-on-market80
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John Ford
John Ford
EXPERIENCE

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs



In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.



HISTORY

For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.

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Back Bay

Beacon Hill

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North End

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Seaport District

South Boston

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Brookline

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Contact
John Ford and his staff can be reached at 617-595-3712 or 617-720-5454. Please feel free to stop by John's Boston Beacon Hill office located at 137 Charles Street.




John Ford
Ford Realty Inc
137 Charles Street
Boston, Ma 02114

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