Interior Designers are starting to consider the fact that "in recent years, scientific and medical research has proven our need for a good night sleep and has uncovered the interconnection between design related environmental factors and out delicate biological clock." Goodness! Amazing! Well, if you needed confirmation, this is it! OK, so I'm being a little snide, but it makes me wonder why it has taken so long for the importance of how the bedroom is set up, what sort of lighting, the lack of clutter to reach the professional eye.
So here are a few tips for a better relationship, for a better night's sleep:
* Remove as much as you can from the room: books, magazines, TV's, sewing machines, collections.
· Simplify the furniture. It should be a bed, side tables, the dresser and perhaps a chair, nothing more.
· Have the bed in the right position with relation to the doors (send me a email and I'll send you a diagram which will show the best positions for a bed.)
· Keep the colors simple and restful, nothing too
jarring. What you want to aim for is a distinct lack of stimulation. When you enter the room, you should feel, "Ahh, nothing to do here, I think I'll get into bed."
By being on the Zen side, you allow space for your personality (and that of your partner's) to flow and fill the space. Given lots of room, You can fill the space with enough room to relax. Try it - at first you'll feel like the room is incomplete, but after than, Ahhhhh