Life is busy, frenetic and more often than not, tiring and stressful. Despite that, many of us find it difficult to relax and get the good nights rest we need. Usually because we don’t have a relaxing bedroom.
One thing that can help you busy people out there is to rethink your space and create a calming bedroom. Your bedroom should be a place where you can rest, relax and truly get away from the trials and tribulations of the day. Here are some useful hacks for a more relaxing bedroom space:
Change the color
It’s surprising how much of an effect color can have on our mood. You need to be very careful about the colors you choose to decorate your bedroom but it really does make a difference. Bright yellows and pinks can energize you when all you want is to rest. Whereas soothing light blues, whites, and other natural colors are more likely to help you wind down at the end of a busy day.
Speaking of nature, numerous studies have shown that plants and flowers can help the human mind to calm down, relax and stress less. Invest in a plant or two for your bedside table or window ledge. Choose a plant that’s easy to care for and one that also filters the air. Not only will it make for a more pleasant room, but you won’t end up getting stressed out by keeping it alive. Don’t buy a high maintenance plant, which would be counterproductive to say the least!
When your space is cluttered, your mind is cluttered. You’ll find it tougher to relax and your sleep won’t be as sound. Remove as much clutter from your bedroom as you can. Get rid of anything that doesn’t need to be there. Check out these tips to help style your bedroom shelves so they look neat and attractive, and do your best to keep the room clean. It will worth it when you can fall into bed and immediately relax each night.
Use essential oils
Whether you burn in an oil burner, diffuse or spritz them on your pillow, essential oils have been shown to have a relaxing effect. Especially lavender and chamomile oils. Essential oils may help you to sleep at night, so use them liberally. Another bonus is your room will always smell amazing too!
Soften the sheets
Treat yourself to high-quality soft sheets, like Egyptian cotton. Once you’re wrapped up in them, your worries will quickly melt away and you won’t be unnecessarily distracted by unpleasant sensations.
Relaxing is your right. Get it right by making a few simple changes to your bedroom. After all, it is the one place where relaxation should be guaranteed.
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