4 Bedroom Updates For A Better Nights Sleep

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Your body needs to sleep. If you want to function at maximum capacity, and if you want to make sure that you don’t feel groggy and tired all day long, then you need to sleep. If you don’t get enough sleep, then you are not going to be able to do the things that you should do, and your body is not going to feel great.

You can’t allow this to happen, but what is the problem?

Well, it could be the environment that you are trying to sleep in, which is why we have written this article. Down below, we are going to be looking at four of the things that you can do in order to improve your bedroom for a better night of sleep.

If you would like to find out more about this topic, keep reading down below.


The first thing that you should think about are what kind of blinds you have. Roller blinds are a fantastic choice for keeping the light out, something that is necessary especially in the summer months.

Some people have blinds or curtains that are so thin that it doesn’t block the light at all, making them somewhat redundant. You need darkness to get a good night of rest, otherwise your brain is always going to be unconsciously responding to the light.

You might get the hours that you need, but you’re not going to be rested so it’s not good enough.

You can find high quality blinds in a number of places, including online and in certain stores. We highly recommend that you check out reviews if you are going to be buying online because you don’t want to end up with something that doesn’t work.

Blocking the light out will lead you to a better night of sleep, so you need to take this seriously.

Comfortable Bed

You are, of course, going to need a comfortable bed to sleep on. Unless you are nearing the point of exhaustion, you are not going to be able to fall asleep on something that feels like laying on a plank of wood.

You need to make an investment into your bed as this is something that you are going to own for a long time. We know that they can be a little on the expensive side, but it is something that you don’t change often, so it is worth every penny.

Make sure that you get a mattress that works for you. Not everyone is the same when it comes to what they find comfortable, so make sure you are choosing the best mattress for your night of sleep. If you’re not comfortable, your body won’t get the rest that it needs so keep that in mind.

No Electronics

It’s important that you have no electronics in your room if you are struggling to sleep. This means that your phone needs to be left outside when you head to bed, and if you need an alarm you are going to have to buy an alarm clock.

You shouldn’t have a TV or laptop in your room either, as the blue light can disturb you while you sleep. If you want to watch TV, do it in the living room, not in the place that you are supposed to be getting your rest.

It’s also irritating when your phone is constantly buzzing throughout the night and waking you up. Even on silent, you will have the urge to check it, but if it is out of the room, this won’t be an issue, leading to a better quality of sleep.

Soothing Colour

Finally, you want to paint your room a soothing colour. Nothing too bright as it will hinder your sleep, and nothing too boring as you are probably just going to think about how boring it is instead of going to sleep. Dark blue is a good color for a bedroom as it has a calming effect on the brain which will help you get to, and stay asleep.

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now see four of the ways that you can improve your bedroom in order to get a better night of sleep.

Sleep is important for the body, so it is essential that you are getting enough of it, or you won’t function properly. If you are struggling with your sleeping, then this should be a massive help to you.

Hopefully, you see the results that you need once you have made these changes. We wish you the best of luck.

Got Something to Add?

Share your tips on getting a better nights sleep in the comments section below.

Until next time, good luck getting those zzzzzz’s in.

Helen, Nial and Lewis.


Welcome to Pikalily, an award-winning food, travel and lifestyle blog. We are Nial and Helen, a happily married couple from Northern Ireland, who share a passion for food and travel among many things. We became parents to our beautiful boy Lewis in 2017. Follow our adventures through the blog.

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