Finding calming daily activities to do is good for you and your family’s mental and physical health. Something equally as important? Having a relaxing sanctuary to call home. Two of our Shea Homes® Orange County neighborhoods, Teresina in Lake Forest and Launch at Rise in Irvine, offer beautiful homes with plenty of space to create your own peaceful retreat.

Looking for activities to help cope with daily stressors and find your inner peace? Here are relaxing ways to re-energize and find your zen in the comfort of your own home.

Find Some R&R in Your Spa-Like Bath
Get some much-needed alone time by taking a bath! Taking a warm bath after a long day can be soothing and is a great way to relax your body and mind. Another way to destress while getting squeaky clean? Contrast showers! Taking a shower while alternating between hot and cold water is known to provide relief from muscle soreness and fight fatigue.
This spacious primary bath can be found in the Plan 3 model at Teresina.

Teresina Plan 3x Primary Bath

Do Yoga Outdoors
One of the best things about yoga? You don’t need to go to a fancy studio to enjoy the health benefits from this physical and mental activity. Doing yoga in your backyard, like this outdoor room at Teresina, gives you room to stretch and allows you to connect with nature. Roll out your yoga mat, put on a virtual yoga lesson, and start strengthening your mind and body!

Teresina Plan 4x  Patio

Meditate in Your Loft
Have you tried meditation? Meditating is an ideal activity for those who are looking to destress and reduce anxiety. Make sure to dim the lights and get comfy before getting started. This loft space at Launch at Rise provides a serene environment for practicing mindfulness. Having trouble staying present? Listen to a guided meditation to help you focus on your breathing.  

Launch at Rise Plan 1 Loft

Watch the Sunset From Your Patio
Find tranquility in a daily ritual! Unwind after your long day by getting fresh air and watching the sunset. This outdoor area and covered patio at Launch offers a beautiful spot to slow down, center your mind, and take in the colorful evening sky. Pro tip: Prep hot tea and get a blanket to keep you warm for those cooler nights.

Launch at Rise Plan 1 Patio

Read a Calming Book Before Bed

Searching for a way to relax before bed without staring at a screen? Get cozy under the covers and escape to another world (at least for a little while!) by getting lost in a good book. Reading before bedtime in your comfy bedroom slows down your breathing and relaxes your muscles so you can get a restful night’s sleep. Need help finding the hottest books in the literary world? Here’s a list of best sellers that are sure to grab your attention!

Launch at Rise  Plan 3 Primary Bedroom

If you’re looking for a new relaxation station to call home, gorgeous move-in ready homes at Teresina in Lake Forest and Launch at Rise in Irvine are now selling! These stunning homes feature expansive floorplans with spacious primary bedrooms and tranquil outdoor living spaces.
To discover more about these two Shea communities, contact our Community Representatives at 866-727-8905 or schedule an appointment online.

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