How to Design Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

By Jessica Hicks
September 15, 2022

After a long day of working, parenting, or simply trying to stay on top of your to-do list, nothing feels better than retreating to your bedroom for some much-needed rest. But if, rather than being a serene sanctuary, your bedroom is filled with distraction or clutter, it may not be the best environment for a good night's sleep.

If this sounds like your bedroom and you feel your quality of sleep could stand an upgrade, try these tips for creating a cozy, calm, and inviting bedroom environment so you can finally get the rest you so desperately need.

1. Get Rid of Work Reminders

Some of us don’t have the space to set up a separate home office, which often means the bedroom has to become a two-for-one workspace. While that may solve the daytime problem of where to work, it creates a whole other nighttime issue. Some experts warn that the mere presence of our work materials, from stacks of papers and files to the desk itself, may have a negative effect on sleep hygiene.