It’s that time of year. Trees are starting to turn green once again. Flowers are beginning to bloom. And everything seems to be covered in a bright yellow sticky powder. Pollen. It gets to the best of us, and does a real number on our sinus cavities.
We all are striving for small steps we can take to protect the planet. Many of us are looking for ways to do that without giving up on some of the creature comforts we’ve grown to know and love along the way. These eco-friendly gadgets allow us to have our environmentally-friendly cake and enjoy it too!
Plants are an excellent way to truly “go green” in your bedroom. They help improve indoor air quality and bring a little bit of Mother Nature’s splendor into your bedroom. The following plants are perfect to add a hint of green without dominating the landscape of your private sanctuary.
Did you know that the wrong kind of paint can introduce unwanted and unwelcomed toxins into any room of your home? While you probably don’t want these toxins in any room in your home, it’s critical to remove them from your bedroom, the place where healing and repair are supposed to take place within your body night after night. So how do you get rid of toxins that come from paints that contain VOC (volatile organic compounds)? Using non-toxic paints, such as no or low VOC paints.
Feng shui is the art of placement. In the bedroom, it’s all about arranging items, furniture, and even colors and fabrics in a manner that invites sleep or sex. Those are the only two things that should be taking place in the bedroom according to the principles of feng shui, at any rate. If you’re looking for ways to rev up the passion factor or get a few extra winks at night, then the first step is to learn bedroom feng shui layout for better results.
Kids these days! I never thought I’d say those words, but here I am worried about how much time kids spend on the computer and watching television. Screens have infiltrated our homes and they’re not going anywhere soon. They’ve become a ubiquitous part of our work lives, social lives, and home lives. And kids are not immune. An increasing number of children have televisions, computers, cell phones, and tablets in their bedrooms. I’ve written before about how light from phones, computers, and televisions can affect sleep. The blue light from theses devices simulates daylight, confusing the brain into thinking its time to wake up. This is bad news if it’s time to go to bed. New research shows this type of light has an even more deleterious effect on children.
In today’s world, it seems we have steps and “how tos” for almost all areas of life. How to get a foot in the door to a new job, how to talk to your kids about touchy issues, but one area where we can sometimes be left in the dark is when it comes to the bedroom. Learning how to organize the bedroom may seem trivial, but this task can help you live a much more calm and focused life. By eliminating the stress of a messy room, you could eliminate a lot more problems than you think.
So maybe you and your significant other could use a little spicing up in your love life. Between work, kids and everything else on your plate, it seems sometimes romance takes a back seat. Fear not, romance isn’t dead and it isn’t hard to create. Among the normalities of a bedroom like your comfortable talalay mattress and high definition TV, there are easy ways to create a romantic bedroom that won’t take up a lot of time or energy.