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Q: Hi was in a relationship and didn't work out I needed person level my home

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: I'm sorry to hear that your relationship didn't work out. Breakups can be very difficult emotionally. It's understandable to want to make some changes to your living space afterward, to help process the transition and make your home feel like your own space again. Here are a few suggestions that may help you refresh and reclaim your home environment:

1. Declutter and reorganize. Go through your belongings and remove items that remind you of your ex-partner or the relationship. Donate, sell or toss things you no longer need. Then organize what's left in a way that feels good to you.

2. Deep clean. Doing a thorough cleaning of your entire home can feel cleansing physically and symbolically. Put on some energizing music and put care into making your space sparkle and smell fresh.

3. Rearrange the furniture. Changing the layout can make the same space feel very different. Experiment with new arrangements until you find one that feels right to you now.

4. Introduce new colors and textures. Buy some new throw pillows, curtains, rugs, artwork or other accents in colors and textures that appeal to your personal aesthetic. This can liven up the look.

5. Bring in some life. Add indoor plants or fresh flowers. The energy of living things can brighten your mood.

6. Create a self-care spot. Make a little area just for you to relax, read, journal, meditate or do other restorative activities. Claim part of your space for focusing on your wellbeing.

Most importantly, be patient and caring with yourself as you heal and rediscover who you are in this new phase. Wishing you all the best moving forward.

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