Bedroom hacks for a good night’s sleep
Have trouble falling asleep? Here are six expert tips to help get a better night’s shut-eye.
Sleep is essential for good physical and mental health. Most healthy adults need seven to nine hours a night, some can function without drowsiness on six and others are at their best with 10. A survey of 1011 people conducted by the Sleep Health Foundation at the University of Adelaide found that insufficient or poor-quality sleep plagues between 33 and 45 per cent of adults, affecting work performance and social life. Driving while drowsy at least once a month was reported by 29 per cent of people.
Your bed and bedroom are key factors in dropping off and staying dropped off. Your bedroom needs to be tranquil, inviting and free of clutter. It should feel relaxing when you walk in.