How To Set Up Your Bedroom For Good Sleep
Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. This is undeniably true. It is also the reason why the modern day trend of poor quality sleep is a massive concern. Studies show that one of the keys to getting good sleep lies in how your environment is set up. Here, we share the design secrets that will have you counting z’s.
Black Out Curtains
These have three benefits:
- They block outside light from getting in. This is of particular importance if you have street lights, are a shift worker, or have a young child that sleeps during the day.
- They can filter up to 40% of the outside noise.
- They help reduce your energy costs, as they keep heat in during the winter, and reflect heat out during the summer.
Check Out Your Mattress
Researchers conducted a study in 2009 which found that those who changed their regular mattress for a new, medium-firm mattress a decrease in stress levels and pain and an increase in sleep quality was measured. (1)
The Silk Lady advises that the benefits of sleeping on a silk pillow case are numerous:
- Prevents your facial skin from creasing.
- Helps to maintain hydration.
- Helps to eliminate sleep wrinkles.
- Prevents hair from frizzing and split ends.
- Helps to reduce the loss of natural hair oils and moisture.
- Is naturally hypoallergenic.
- Reduces dust-mites.
You should ensure that you have ambient lighting in your bedroom for that soft glow that will soothe you to sleep. The calming effect of candlelight can also be a simple, yet sacred tool to reduce stress and increase self-awareness. Bring the tranquil, restorative light of candles into your daily life.
The shade of paint you choose for your bedroom can make all the difference. Choose a color that appeals to you, makes you happy to look at and calms you.
These design secrets will make your bedroom a dream heaven.