Having a clean and clear bedroom space leads the way to rejuvenating rest. Most people sleep better in a clean and organized room. To have that peaceful room of your dreams is a matter of tackling the various distractions you see in your room one at a time. Also, if you want to sleep comfortably and wake up feeling refreshed, start by investing in a quality nectar memory foam mattress to change the one you have had for years. In this article are some simple adjustments that will help you create a sleep-inducing space.
1. Make your bed in the morning
Always start what you finish. The finish line of going to sleep is making the bed in the morning. Immediately you wake up, make your bed. Most people find it annoying, but sliding in a neat and clean bed at night is the best way to get your mind in the right state for sleep. According to studies, people who make their beds every morning once they wake up get better sleep overall. So, try it and see the difference for yourself.
2. Cover up your TV
When you feel sleepy, your self-control is the first thing to slip away. According to one study, it shows that when you are tired it inhibits your ability to hold back from eating foods high in calories. Similarly, once you have your TV on, it is a guarantee you will miss your planned sleeping time.
Therefore, to avoid any disruptions from the blue lights and the various things to watch. Use a DIY screen to cover it to prevent any temptation and get the rest you need.
3. Keep a pad and pencil on the nightstand
Do you know about the Zeigarnik effect? This is how you easily remember incomplete or interrupted tasks than those that are complete. So, when you have a pad and pencil near you at your bedside stand. You can push away the nagging thoughts of a whole mental list of what you did not accomplish during the day and write them down in a small notebook or a pad of paper. In this way, you will squash that anxiety by writing down all your thoughts and worries before you sleep.
4. Put all the clothes away
Put all clothes away from the bed and floor to their respective places. Such a simple adjustment has a good effect on your sleep. Keep your dirty clothing into the basket or clean them to clear your room bed and headspace as well. According to studies, clearing the mess surrounding your bedroom space will help quiet your brain for sleep.
Also, arrange clean clutter, clothes, shoes, and other things like paperwork neatly. Hung or neatly fold your washed clothes instead of creating a new pile. If you feel it’s too much work. Pile it in the basket and put it in the closet, and close the doors.
5. Organize dresser tops and nightstands
Is your nightstand free of clutter? This is vital to ensure you have no distractions as you try to wind down. Cleanliness helps to relax your mind, but more importantly, putting away any possible distractions like electronics and books limits what you can do in bed. Therefore, you are better able to relax and fall asleep fast.
For this reason, organize your nightstands and dresser tops before you go to bed and leave them with only what should be there, such as a picture frame or humidifier.
To sum up, following the above simple tips ensures that your bedroom space is welcoming to fall asleep faster. Having your bed clutter-free is vital since a messy bed will interfere with your sleep. Plus, it is difficult to fall asleep around clothes, throw pillows, and other clutter.
To be comfortable, clear everything and tidy your sleeping environment. Do not forget, also to keep your phone away from your bedroom. If you prefer charging it at night, do so in the next room. Since using it past bedtime will only distract you from sleep with all the social media sites to check and the blue light that keeps you awake.
- About the Author
Alex Grigoryan is a Professional Home Improvement and Lifestyle Writer. He has been in the industry for over 6 years and has been writing for Chique Home Living since 2019. His work has been featured in prestigious blogs such as Spruce Home, Better Homes & Garden, and more.