The purpose of the bedroom is to sleep peacefully and allow your body and mind to recharge. This will leave you refreshed and alert when you wake up. Good sleep also helps the body remain healthy and stave off diseases. Without enough sleep, the brain cannot function properly. This can impair your abilities to concentrate, think clearly, and process memories.
Most adults require between seven and nine hours of nightly sleep. Children and teenagers need substantially more sleep, particularly if they are younger than five years of age. Work schedules, day-to-day stressors, a disruptive bedroom environment, and medical conditions can all prevent us from receiving enough sleep. A healthy diet and positive lifestyle habits can help ensure an adequate amount of sleep each night – but for some, chronic lack of sleep may be the first sign of a sleep disorder.
The bedroom is a place where the body rests and does the necessary preparation for the next day. Hence the important of getting the bed room to be the right environment for this body function.
In the ideal feng shui situation, there should only be one purpose for the bed room. Good Sleep. However, in this day, there are constraints for space and more functions are added to the Bedroom
- The Command Position for the Bed
This is the position where, when you sit up in bed, you can see the door and the window. You are aware of what is happening in the room.
The bed and you are the focus in the room.
2. Bed with Headboard against the Wall
Every bed should be fitted with a headboard. The headboard should be solid with no holes or gaps. It should be made of bars or railings. This is help retain the energy within the person in the bed.
Secondly. the bed with the headboard should be against a solid wall.
This arrangement is help retain the energy with the confined area of the bed and make the person more comfortable and enable good sleep.
3. What is behind the Wall
With interior wall, you have to check the other side of the wall where the head of the bed is. A big feng shui error is having the toilet on the other side. This is where the waste is flushed down.
If the bed is against the wall which has the toilet on the other side, it should be moved.
The bed should not be placed beneath windows. You do not to lose energy to the window whether it is open or shut. Secondly, you do not want a cold draft flowing down to you head and upper body.
The bed should not be in line with the door. This is known as the death position as this is how the dead body is removed from the bed.
It is a definite no-no.
Just move the bed away from the door line. This is all that is necessary to avoid this death position.
Mirrors are essential in modern living. They are used to check on your face and on your attire that you are wearing.
It is a feng shui requirement that there should not be a reflection of the sleeping body in the mirror.
Therefore, if the mirror reflects the sleeping body, move it or tilt it away.
I find that my sleep gets disturbed when I have a mirror reflecting my body.
The ceiling above the bed should be flat. When it is not flat, the energy is not distributed evenly.
Therefore, the bed should not be under beams, pitched ceilings or uneven ceilings of different levels.
This will affect the quality of sleep.
8. En-suite Bathroom
It is not the ideal situation but this is the way things are going.
The best ways to remedy this:
The bed away not in line with the bathroom door.
The wall supporting the bed head does not have the toilet against it.
9. Wardrobes and drawers
In an ideal situation, there should be a separate room for the clothes but, this is not the case in most houses as space is limited.
Therefore, a wardrobe in the next best alternative.
Just ensure that the clothes in the wardrobe is tidy and easy to use.
10. Dressing table
A dressing table has a mirror. Position the mirror so that it does not reflect the sleeping body when the person is sleeping.
Conclusion: These are 10 useful tips for the bedroom layout.
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