Your bedroom is probably the room where you spend the most time (sleeping, yes), but 8 hours every day! Having a peaceful bedroom will help you unwind after a long day, and more importantly, improve your sleep.
Below are some ways you can create a peaceful bedroom 🙂
Removing the clutter in your bedroom will remove the clutter from your mind. Only keep what is necessary and make sure that you have enough space.
In my room I have:
A single bed
1 x bedside table
A table in the corner that showcases some flowers
A mirrored wardrobe
I keep my laundry baskets in the closet to remove the distraction from the dirty laundry. And especially the “Oh, I forgot to do the laundry again” stress.
PAINT YOUR WALLS IN LIGHT AND NATURAL COLORS
It’s important to surround yourself with calming colors.
Here are the colors that I recommend:
You can paint your bedroom in one day.
All you have to do is move your furniture so you can access the wall, cover them and the floor, and paint!
I am actually thinking of painting my room again 🙂
You should incorporate textures in your home to make it feel cozier.
For example, my bed, nightstands, and dresser are white, and I have a small fur rug on the floor. You can also add a fluffy blanket on top of your bed.
GET BLACKOUT CURTAINS
Having blackout curtains will allow you to sleep longer during the summer time but it will also keep the heat OUT during summer time and IN during winter.
Plus it will make your bedroom look cozier!
DISPLAY PEACEFUL ART WORK
Your bedroom is a place for you to relax and dream, so add beautiful and peaceful pictures on the wall.
I have a quote on my wall that says ‘Do what makes your soul happy’
GET A WAKE UP LIGHT / WHITE NOISE / ALARM CLOCK
These little machines will help you start your day positively.
For one thing, the sunrise light will slowly wake you up so you won’t be groggy in the morning, and on top of that, the white noise will help you relax.
An oil diffuser will help you relax, clear the air, get energy and become happier.
Now they have so many different ones that you can find one that is pretty and cheap at Kmart!
KEEP ALL ELECTRONICS OUT
Now that you have a sunrise alarm clock, you have no more excuses to keep your phone in the bedroom. Same with the TV, laptop, tablets (read a real book instead), and other devices.
Removing electronic devices from your bedroom will help you have a better sleep and reduce your stress (no more checking emails before going to bed).
Instead, you can charge your phone in the living room or the office.
Don’t worry your phone will be fine!
MAKE YOUR BED IN THE MORNING
Making your bed in the morning will help you feel productive from the beginning of the day. And you will feel more satisfied every time you walk by your bed during the day, you might feel the need to jump on top of it and grab a book because it looks so nice!
Plus this goes back to our first point: remove clutter. Even if it doesn’t add anything to have a bed unmade, it still feels distracting.
This is another takeaway that I got from The Little Book of Hygge. Lighting candles will add coziness to your bedroom. Seriously imagine yourself reading a book, wrapped in a puffy blanket, next to a candle.
Especially during the winter, it will make you feel warmer just to look at it!
OPEN YOUR WINDOWS EVERY DAY
Your bedroom needs some fresh air every day, and that means in the winter too. But don’t worry, as only 10 minutes should be enough to recycle the air.
I prefer to open it in the morning before going to work. This way by the time I’m going to bed (many hours later) the room is warm and still smells good!
I hope the above has helped you 🙂
Wherever you are in the world, have a lovely day ❤