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Best Plants for the Bedroom

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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.

Detox Your Bedroom with No or Low VOC Paint

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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.

Bedroom Feng Shui

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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.

Bedroom Color Ideas

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Sleep is something that many people around the world find to be elusive. Unfortunately, it’s also something that’s necessary for sustaining quality of life as well as optimal health and mental well-being. In other words, it’s vitally important. Oddly enough, something as simple as your bedroom color scheme can have a significant impact on just how restful your bedroom really is. Here are a few things you should know about bedroom colors, at least as far as restful sleep is concerned, before you start decorating.

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Colors Suggest Moods

One of the most common issues people have with sleep is difficulty falling asleep due to an abundance of heat (pitta) that is built up in the body. With this in mind, it makes sense that bedrooms decorated with cool colors such as blues, greens, and even some shades of purple, would create a better mood for sleep than bedrooms decorated with warm reds, yellows, and oranges. The warmer colors may create a warm and cozy atmosphere in the room, but in the long run the warmer colors could have a significantly negative impact on the overall restfulness of the room.

Not only do soothing cool colors impact the restful mood of the room, but they also serve to lower your blood pressure and your heart rate—at least according to Shape Magazine. This makes it easier for you to relax and get the sleep your body requires.

Computers and Televisions in Bedrooms are Ruining Kids’ Health

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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.

Inside Celebrity Bedrooms: What Celeb Has the Best Bed Style?

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We’ve all wondered what the inside of our favorite celebrities’ houses look like, and today we have a chance to check out some celebrity bedrooms. We’ve gone over the sleep habits of celebrities and even how they put their children to bed at night, so let’s cover something new. The style and decoration of these bedrooms may surprise you and who knows, you might find some helpful tips when spicing up your own bedroom. Most styles of celebrities, especially styles for the home, can be found at affordable prices all over the world. Let’s see what comforters and duvet covers are on top of the botanical latex mattresses of Hollywood’s favorites.

Organize the Bedroom Without Destroying Your Sanity

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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.

10 Easy Steps to Create a Romantic Bedroom

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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.

Sleeping Better Can Be As Easy As Redecorating Your Bedroom

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We’ve all had those nights where sleep just doesn’t come easy. No matter how hard you try, you end up just staring at the ceiling above your botanical mattress frustrated with yourself for not sleeping. Have you ever thought that the reason you aren’t able to sleep at night might be due to the colors and style of your room? Scientists and doctors alike conclude that redecorating your bedroom can be a very unique and easy way to sleep better and longer. The color choices and style decisions you make in your room could seriously affect your quality and quantity of sleep.