Posts tagged bedrooms
10 mistakes that might be costing you sleep

Even though we now hear a lot about how important sleep is to our overall health and wellbeing, many people still have trouble getting and/or staying asleep for the full eight hours. I'm fortunate that I'm not one of them, but I have family and friends that struggle with this problem so I know how real and frustrating it can be. 

There are lots of helpful recommendations out there on how to get more sleep, such as practicing meditation and yoga, drinking warm (non-dairy) milk or chamomile tea, cutting out screens in the evening, and taking a bath before bed. Yet, the most obvious

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A simple guide to rugs in the bedroom

I love rugs, but I'm not one to have a whole bunch of small rugs thrown around a small space. It can look cluttered and can also be a tripping hazard, especially in the bedroom when we're walking around half asleep. One large rug that sits under the bottom two-thirds of your bed and allows room on each side for you to step on is optimal. It anchors the bed nicely so that it's pleasing to the eye and automatically inspires a feeling of warmth and serenity. Plus, it's practical since it keeps your tootsies from touching the cold floor first thing in the morning. Choose one that's soft and comforting underfoot.

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Essentials for a simple bedside table that promotes healthy, joyful living

In an ongoing effort to simplify my life and home, I find that my bedroom, and in particular my bed and bedside table play a big role in my overall wellness and how I feel. This is my safe place, my sanctuary where I rest and relax, where I can forget about the pressures of life. So I don't like to have clutter around my bed. I keep my night stand clean and functional, but also beautiful, since it's what I see when I shut my eyes at night and open them again in the morning.

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