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Little Changes To Your Home That Can Reduce Your Stress Levels

House Beautiful Logo By Candace Braun Davison of House Beautiful | Slide 1 of 7: Good design can make your home feel like an oasis-but just as easily, something that's not quite right can make you feel like something's, well, off. You can't quite put your finger on it; you just get that feeling like the walls are closing in on you. Or you're feeling overwhelmed, and you can't blame your square footage or clutter. Turns out, there may be more subtle triggers to blame. New York designer Carolyn DiCarlo's spent her career studying-and helping people decorate-spaces that put them at ease. Here are the offenders most people overlook...until she steps in.

Good design can make your home feel like an oasis-but just as easily, something that's not quite right can make you feel like something's, well, off. You can't quite put your finger on it; you just get that feeling like the walls are closing in on you. Or you're feeling overwhelmed, and you can't blame your square footage or clutter. Turns out, there may be more subtle triggers to blame. New York designer Carolyn DiCarlo's spent her career studying-and helping people decorate-spaces that put them at ease. Here are the offenders most people overlook...until she steps in.

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