A good night of good sleep can often be a challenge! Now that the cooler season is upon us and people’s thoughts are turning to decorating their homes for the season from the living room to the bedroom. Decorating your bedroom for the fall is a great idea, but you still have to make sure that the bedroom is sleep ready for a good night. While you want the bedroom to look like fall, it needs to be comfy and cozy so that you can get the rest you need to get through the day ahead. With that in mind, read on below for a few of the top ways you can make sure you can sleep better to get the peaceful night’s sleep you deserve.
Good Sleep: 6 Ways to a Good Night in your Bedroom
1. How to Get a Better Sleep: Buy a Comfy Mattress
Comparison shopping and mattresses don’t mix. A painful mattress that is either too hard or too soft for you is the worst thing for getting a good night’s sleep. Go into your local mattress outlet stores and try out the mattress you are considering. You won’t know exactly what is the best choice for you until you do your research to find out.
2. A Good Night Starts By Lowering the Temperature
If you want to be comfy and able to sleep at night, you need to lower the thermostat on the way to bed. Experts in sleep recommend that you lower your thermostat to 68 degrees to keep your bedroom cool at night. Remember, to do this about 30 minutes before you head to bed so that the room is the right temperature before you climb in between the sheets. If it is too hot, you will toss and turn for the majority of the night and get very little, if any, sleep at all.
3. Use Comforting Scents that Promote Relaxation for a Good Night
Essential oils can help you with a good sleep. Part of a comforting sleep environment includes having the right scents in the room. Scents like lavender and vanilla can put you into a state of relaxation and help you drift off into slumber relaxed and at ease.
Take a look at these essential oils that can promote relaxation.
4. Want to Sleep Better? Shut Down the Electronics
Studies have shown that the blue lights on everything from your phone to your computer and even your TV can not only make it hard for you to go to sleep but affect the quality of that sleep as well. Instead, try reading a book until you get sleepy, instead of either working or trying to go to sleep watching a movie on Netflix. So shut down those electronics before bed!
5. Have the Right Lighting for Sleeping
While it may be tempting to leave the curtains open so that you can be woken by the morning sun or have a night light in the room, it’s not a good idea. A bedroom needs to be completely dark at night if you want the night to provide you with a restful sleep.
Try these bedroom lighting tips from Houzz.
6. Get A Good Sleep in a Clean Bedroom
One of the most important things to do to ensure your bedroom is sleep ready is to make sure it’s clean and uncluttered. If you have allergies, then changing the sheets and making sure the room is dusted is extremely important for you to be able to sleep comfortably. If you’re sneezing and having to sit up constantly to breathe because your nose is stuffy, you aren’t going to get a good night’s rest at all.
These are just a few of the top ways to ensure that your bedroom is sleep ready even when decorating it for the fall season. From having a good mattress to sleep on to having the right scents and from having a clean bedroom to turning off the electronics before bed, these tips will have you snoring logs in no time at all and waking up refreshed and ready to meet the day head on and with energy to spare!
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