Comfortable and relaxed sleep can only be achieved when your bed is harmonious and the sheets and covers aren’t tossed-in-disarray. Results from a survey by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) suggest that those of us who take the time to keep our rooms and beds comfortable and clean sleep far better. Certainly fluffed pillows and clean sheets are inviting when you’re tired and irritated.
Your efforts to make your bed every morning will see you rewarded with peaceful sleep, and a good few hours sleep can be as good as a tea break for pepping you up. Sheets and duvet covers that have been pulled up neatly create a pleasant feeling when you climb into bed at the end of busy day.
Enough to Make Your Mental State Drop Lower
If you’ve had a stressful day, you just want to get into bed and drift off into oblivion. You get to your room and it’s exactly how you left it – messy and stuffy. The bed isn’t made and the room is cluttered, with clothes, cups and glasses lying everywhere. Your low mental state drops even lower as you climb into your lumpy, messy bed, possibly representative of your life. This just drops your mental state even lower as you clear stuff and flop into your bed.
Create Peace in your Life – Starting with Your Bed
A well made bed is for relaxing and letting the peace of it float away the tensions of the day. A well made bed has a far greater impact on us that most of us give it credit for. A bed is something that many people resort to when they are feeling low and tired.
Coming home to a made bed creates feelings of peace and serenity, while coming home to an unmade topsy-turvy bed just reminds you of the stress and chaos in your life. Remember when you stayed at a hotel how lovely it was to climb into a readymade bed of crisp, laundered sheets? The sheer delight of dropping off to sleep in such lovely surroundings.
It literally takes two minutes to make your bed. Even if you just make your bed and do nothing else, it makes the whole room look so much better instantly. Two minutes every morning rewards you with a positive mental attitude and it soothes and invigorates you. Did you know that a small habit like making your bed every morning can have positive effects. It may seem like a trivial thing, but starting your day by making your bed gives a sense of orderliness and accomplishment – a feeling that you are on top of things.
You’ll feel Alive
Taking a minute or two to make your bed each morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. The thing is that once you get into the habit of making your bed, you’ll love the order and peace. You’ll feel great just being alive. he crisp covers, the plumped up pillows, the freshness will become so addictive, you’ll find yourself wanting to take on other projects, and you’ll certainly have the positive energy to do so.