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Drew Barrymore’s bedroom in her Manhattan apartment technically has a walk-in closet, but—wait for it—she doesn’t use it to store clothing. In a new article in New York magazine, the talk show host and mogul invites writer E. Alex Jung into her home, and then into her bedroom closet—which actually isn’t a closet at all. Instead, it’s her meditation room

Barrymore and Jung find themselves sitting on the floor in the slanted-ceiling space, facing each other and surrounded by Barrymore’s handwritten affirmations, which are pinned to walls covered in a pink flamingo wallpaper. As Jung writes, some of them are as simple as the word permission and others are full-on phrases: Today is the day you start trusting yourself, spiritual superhero.

Here at Domino, we’re all about transforming a tiny space into a cozy nook where you can relax and recharge. For instance, Barrymore has her room filled with candles and a wood table. Our associate editor, Raven McMillan, has a few ideas on how she’d fill her own yoga-centric chill zone. And in Leanne Ford’s Pennsylvania guesthouse, she took a mini storage space and transformed it into a reading spot for her daughter, Ever. If you don’t happen to have the square footage indoors, you can always build one outside. Here’s how to get started.

Build Your Own Meditation Room