The world we live in can be so fast-paced and chaotic. Getting to sleep can be difficult, even if you’re exhausted. These tips and tricks can help you relax and fall asleep faster.
You’ve probably heard that light creates an ambiance. That is very true. Picture a romantic date. The lights are low and maybe a few candles are burning. When you pictured that romantic date you probably didn’t picture bright fluorescent lights. Your bedroom routine should include turning off the main lights and using lamps and candles to begin the relaxation process. Lamps are a good choice because there are so many choices for decor and offer practicality.
Different scents promote different feelings. Have you ever walked in a room and a scent hit you that instantly took you back to a specific time and feeling? Yes, you have. Smell is a powerful sense. The smell of the room affects your mood.
Choosing the right scent is key to a peaceful night. It is important for everyone that is sleeping in the room to be included in choosing the scent. The scent needs to satisfy everyone. It will be hard to sleep if one person loves the scent but the other doesn’t. Scents that are light and airy are perfect for the bedroom. Top fragrances for the bedroom include: lavender, sandalwood, rose, and citrus.
Now that you have an idea of what fragrance you like, what are you going to use to disburse that into the room? Burning candles at night is not recommended. Lighting a candle while you are doing your bedtime routine is a good idea because it creates a warm ambiance. The best choices are oil diffusers, wax warmers, and sprays. Oil diffusers are the top choice because you can plug them in and forget them for up to 30 days.
A clean bedroom creates peace which promotes sleep. Cluttered rooms have been proven to cause anxiety, which is the last thing you need when you are trying to sleep. Every morning take a few minutes to tidy your room and make your bed. Morning can be very busy, but when you head to bed and walk into a clean bedroom you will feel much more peace than looking around the room and seeing the mess that you need to clean up.
For bedding choose something that has an appealing look AND an appealing feel. If you choose bedding that is gorgeous, but feels terrible, you aren’t going to sleep well. Choose the perfect blanket and the perfect pillow for you. Decide what texture and style that you like, then start looking.
Adding decor to the room is the fun part. You can add floral arrangements and other accents based on your interests. Picture frames with the people you love are great in the bedroom too. You can see your loved ones right before bed, which can create feelings of happiness and thankfulness.
It can be hard to go to sleep with everything going on in your busy life. These tips should help you create a peaceful night time experience.