Feng Shui Your Way to a Better Night's Sleep

If you often find yourself struggling to get a good night’s sleep, there are things that you can do about it. A lot of us will know to not be scrolling on our phone when we are in bed. We will have often heard the advice to avoid having a TV in your bedroom. It is common sense to avoid having caffeine close to bedtime. These kinds of things can be fairly obvious to us. So if you are implementing these things and still struggling to get a good night’s sleep, all is not lost! There are still things that you can do to improve the quality of your sleep. According to the principles of feng shui, the way that your furniture is arranged can affect how well you sleep. So what changes could you make? It has got to be worth a try to improve your sleep, right?

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Feng Shui Your Way to a Better Night's Sleep

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Rearrange Your Furniture

According to feng shui, there is a certain position that your bed should be in. It is meant to help you relax if you have are able to see the door from your bedroom. If possible, you will want to put your bed against the wall opposite the door. If you have to crane your neck to see the door, if the bed and door are on the same side, then it won’t help you to relax. It is also a good idea to only use the bedroom for sleep. You might have a desk in there, but it could be detrimental to your sleep. Seeing your workplace or office can top your mind from switching off; it can be much harder to unwind. So it is a good idea to move this out of your room. The same goes for things like mirrors. One or two would be fine, but if you have too many large mirrors in there, it can make too much energy bounce around the room.

 

Make the Room Dark and Cool

If you are able to make the bedroom as ‘cave-like’ as possible, then it will help sleep so much more. Sleep psychologists recommend avoiding having lit screens from phones and to not have an alarm clock that lights up. Making the room as dark as possible is also key. It will mean getting something like blackout shades if your current curtains let too much light through. It is a good idea to keep the room cool too. It can be hard during the summer months. However, the optimal temperature for good sleep is around 64 degrees. You don’t want the room to be too cold either.

 

Declutter

It is recommended, according to feng shui to keep your room clear and clutter free. This is especially true for under your bed. If you find that you just put things under there, it can be affecting your sleep. The idea behind it is that t

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