4 Ways to Create A Relaxing Bedroom

Relaxing Bedroom

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4 Ways to Create A Relaxing Bedroom

 

Life is hectic; it seems to be that way all of the time. We value the time we do have to ourselves. However, we all too often slink off to bed in the hopes of getting enough rest before another frantic day begins.

 

Our bedrooms should be a space where we can unwind at the end of the day. It should be a place that gives us peace and maybe even makes us feel romantic. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you to create your own relaxing bedroom.

 

Relaxing Bedroom

 

YOUR BED AND MATTRESS

Did you know that it’s suggested that you replace your mattress every eight years?

Most people are likely to have mattresses that are more than twice that old.  so consider investing in a new mattress for a more restful night’s sleep. This comprehensive guide will help decide which mattress is best for you, as not every mattress will suit your needs. Changing your bed frame will completely transform the style of your bedroom if you want to make a real effort in it.

 

CREATE AMBIENT LIGHTING

The appropriate kind of lighting can drastically transform the atmosphere in a room. Incorporate some energy-saving lamps into your bedroom for a soothing glow that also helps the environment. When you first turn on an energy bulb, it will be dimmer, which will preserve your eyes from a significant glare. Another approach to produce relaxing lighting is to use candles, but make sure you remember to blow them out before going to bed. Imagine Relaxing with candles after a long day, enjoying their beautiful scent – sounds perfect, right?

 

IS THE DECOR RIGHT?

Many people make the mistake of choosing bright and dramatic colours for their bedrooms, which makes it difficult for them to sleep. It’s a good idea to stick to neutral or pastel colours. Plus, if you replace the items in your bedroom, you will fully transform it without having to repaint it. If you want a feature wall, design the wall against which your head rests on your bed so that it doesn’t distract you while you’re sleeping.

 

CREATE LOTS OF STORAGE

Add shelves or rails to hang your things on to make the most of the storage space you have. If you don’t have much (or any) storage in your bedroom, it might be time to consider building some storage cupboards. There are numerous extensive tips on the internet that show you how to do it at home to stay tidy and organised. Having a place in your bedroom for all of your possessions can help you keep it tidy, allowing you to unwind at the end of the day. If building storage isn’t feasible, there are plenty of units you can buy from places like IKEA which would be perfect for keeping everything neat and tidy.

 

Following these four suggestions will allow you to begin using your bedroom for its intended purpose: relaxing and sleeping. With all you do for your children as parents, it’s time to reward yourself with a relaxing bedroom haven to retreat to at night. Take advantage of your new surroundings!

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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.