After a long day, a good night’s rest can benefit you the most. However, sometimes it’s hard to wind down from the day’s activities. Creating a soothing environment can be key to helping you get a successful night of deep sleep and rest.
We’ve come up with five tips to maximize your home for sleep!
Create An Environment You Love
Ensuring you live in an environment that you love will help aid in maximizing your home for sleep. Your home should be a place for you to unwind, relax and enjoy every day. Add things to your home that bring you joy, like your favorite chair or soft blankets that keep you warm when lounging. Home decor that you love will help your efforts of creating an environment that you can sleep in comfortably.
Visible clutter can be a distraction and can keep you from winding down the way you want to after a long day. Get rid of items you no longer need. Built-up clutter can cause feelings of stress, so when your home and bedroom are less cluttered, it allows your mind to rest and take a break. Ultimately, you will feel calmer and more prepared to let your mind rest.
If you’re looking for a good night’s rest, try investing in comfortable bedding for your bedroom. Don’t underestimate what a quality comforter and sheets can do for you! If your whole room is beautifully decorated but the bedding is lacking, your overall comfort will be diminished. Take the time to find bedding and pillows that are comfortable for you.
Create A Night-Time Routine
Creating and maintaining a consistent night-time routine can help train your body to prepare for rest. Going to sleep and waking up at the same time, avoiding caffeine before bed and practicing self-care are just a few ways you can start a new night-time routine. This may be easier said than done, but the more consistent you are at it, the easier it will be to continue these efforts and soon you will see (and feel) a difference!
Cool It Off & Keep it Dark
Ensuring that the room is at a comfortable temperature while you sleep is important and can really affect sleep quality. Instead of lowering the temperature of your air conditioning, you could go the greener route of using an electric fan or cooling mattress pads. Keeping your lights dim prior to going to bed can help train your mind that it’s time to prepare for sleep. Stray away from using electronic devices, as the light from these devices emits blue light. Blue light can suppress the production of melatonin in your body resulting in falling asleep being more difficult.
When it comes to maximizing your home for sleep, there are a plethora of things you can try to see what works for you. We should all take the proper steps necessary to maximize our sleep. At East Bay Apartment Homes, we’re committed to creating and providing a comfortable community for you to enjoy for years to come. To schedule a tour today by calling (251) 626-0234 or visit our website www.eastbayapartmenthomes.com.