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Unpacking the places you live inside and out.

2020 has been one hell of a year. The COVID-19 pandemic, the election, protests, and more—everything has been the perfect storm of anxiety and emotional exhaustion. The only way I was going to survive day-after-day was if I found a way to let off steam. I needed something that let me escape this year, even if only for a few hours at a time.

What makes a room—no matter its size or location—great? West Michigan Woman spoke with three experts to learn their top tips for a room that can't help but rank at the top of its class.

In 2017, during a House Financial Services Committee meeting, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), responded to the Treasury Secretary with the words:

Whether you're working with sprawling acreage or a simple concrete balcony, your outdoor spaces should feel as though it's an extension of your abode—a welcoming space for rest, rejuvenation, and gathering with loved ones. It's worth making sure the spaces outside your home make you feel as content as the inside spaces do, now more than ever.

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