The bedroom is the place where you close your eyes each night, and
yourself totally vulnerable. That is why it is so important that this
be one that makes you feel, warm, safe, and peaceful. It should invite
in like a comforting blanket, and keep you warm while you drift gently
If that isn't the way you feel in your bedroom, try the following tips
try and create a space which is a little more serene.
Certain colors make us feel invigorated, or anxious, or peaceful. These
reactions are part of our collective unconscious, and they affect our
behaviors in very subtle ways.
To create a bedroom which is more relaxing, try using either blues or
to create a soothing palette. Blue brings up memories of oceans or of
cloudless skies, while green makes us think of plants and forests,
both of these colors particularly calming. Brown tones are also relaxed
colors which often feel warm and inviting.
Texture is a subtle element that adds a secret dimension to a rooms
In a bedroom, soft textures can be added throughout the space in velvet
curtains, lush throw pillows, and thick carpeting. Heavier textures
cotton will make the space feel warmer and more snuggly, while lighter
textures such as satin and silk will give the space a more sensual and
Illumination is tied intimately to our level of alertness. When it is
bright, we tend to be more awake, and when it is dark we tend to become
lethargic. This is part of our physiology.
To create a more peaceful bedroom, try using ambient mood lighting.
lets you to soften the light in the room, without completely turning it
allowing you to gently ease yourself into a restful state. Mood lights
be purchased specifically for this, or you can turn regular fixtures
mood lights with the addition of a dimmer switch.
Make it Your Own
The most important thing you can do in a bedroom is be true to
Nobody can tell you the best way to trigger your own relaxation, and
the most soothing ocean landscape can be troubling to someone who has a
of water. That is why you have to be willing to experiment, and to
to your own inner voice, in order to create a bedroom which truly calms
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