December 2018

The Bedroom Essentials You Need For The Best Sleep Of Your Life

When it comes to getting the best night’s sleep you deserve, having a luxurious, supportive and comforting premium mattress is of course absolutely vital. However, there are also a number of other bedroom essentials that you need to ensure you drift off into a soothing slumber as soon as your head hits the pillow…

Get into a herbal tea habit

Herbal tea has become such a popular beverage choice over the last few years, especially because of its ability to ease stress and help people relax. The fact that most herbal teas are caffeine free means they won’t keep you awake for hours pondering those endless lists! For hundreds of years, a hot mug of herbal tea has been used as a natural sleep remedy by many cultures. So, before you decide to hit the hay, consider establishing a tea routine. You could try a cup of hot chamomile, lemon balm, or valerian to name but a few.

Purify your sleep space with a plant

bedroom plants

Adding a plant to your bedroom can not only keep in feeling fresh a vibrant, it can also help to purify the air. Get yourself a mood-boosting houseplant to increase the oxygen levels in your sleeping environment, enhancing the atmosphere and making your slumber time even more serene and peaceful. Some great choices include low maintenance Areca palms, Succulents, or Ferns which will provide soft foliage and require minimal attendance. Green is also one of the most relaxing colours, due to its links to nature. So by introducing a houseplant you’re also helping to introduce some calm to your bedroom.

Nullify sleep disruption with a noise machine

Noise machines emit a steady ambient sound, designed to help you tune out other noises that have the potential to disrupt your sleep. They can be quite a sound investment, and you can even get smaller portable models that can help you sleep better in unfamiliar environments. There’s plenty of options when it comes to the sounds they emit too, such as soundscapes like rain or wind, along with pure white noise machines that mimic noises that naturally occur in the air.

Let there be natural light

bedroom natural light

Your sleep cycle can be heavily influenced by the circadian rhythm of your body, in other words, you are more inclined to naturally wake up with the rising of the sun. Therefore it can be very beneficial to your sleeping pattern to minimise any harsh lighting in your bedroom. The LED light from electronics can not only mess with your sleeping rhythm, it can actually reduce your levels of serotonin, leaving you in a bad mood before bed. Natural light is not something you have to go and get or buy, you’ve already got it. So, turn those electronics off an hour earlier, open your curtains or blinds, and let that invigorating light in when the morning comes around.

It’s all about the bed

artisan luxury

Of course, the most important part of your bedroom is your mattress, especially if you want to achieve a luxurious, satisfying and soothing sleep quality experience every single night. There can be no better satisfaction than sinking into a dreamy bed when you need some shut eye. At John Ryan, we can help you choose your ideal mattress, which has been designed, tailored and tested to meet all of your requirements. Forget about synthetic polyester based models from retailers, by choosing a natural fibre breathable mattress tailored to your bodyweight your sleep will benefit. No more waking up hot, sweaty or in discomfort.

From our Artisan Bespoke 003 with its 100% Natural fibres that help you regulate your body temperature, to our Origins Pocket Latex 1500 with its mix of progressive comfort and traditional support. Investing in your mattress is the best way to improve your sleep and relaxation.

Treat yourself to a Luxury Pocket Sprung Mattress and all the bedroom essentials this Christmas, because you deserve only the best night’s sleep. Please get in touch with us for a chat today.

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