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"Get rid of your bedroom into a tranquil oasis, your phones, TVs and tablets while in bed. The "A third of the adult population suffers from artificial light will interrupt your sleep cycle and keep insomnia from time to time, but only about your brain activated, making it harder to get to sleep 6 percent meet the criteria for an actual sleep and keep you off the more natural sleep patterns," disorder," says Christina Brown from the Brown says. Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Tampa. "In a good number Furniture and decor: of cases, getting to sleep and staying asleep is a Holic emphasizes that paint colors are important. matter of your surroundings." You want to choose colors that are calm, such as Anne Holic, interior design instructor at The Art blues, greens or a calm violet and avoid colors in the Institute of Washington, a branch of The Art Institute red family. In addition to color, Holic says people are of Atlanta, focuses on areas of the bedroom that you thinking more environmentally and choosing paints may want to re-evaluate in order to create the sleep with low or no volatile organic compound (VOC). haven you've been craving. These include lighting, Simplifying the space is critical, according to furniture and decor. Holic. She says thatalong with the TVs and computers, exercise equipment and any other potential disturbances should be removed from the bedroom. Don't forget to include some inspiring artwork that is meaningful and brings you feelings of calm. Lighting: Humans were created to be in sync with the sun cycle. For this reason, Holic recommends installing dimmer switches on your lights, which she says can • ! Make sure you have a comfortable mattress, and think about adding an area rug to your bedroom. "Area rugs give a cozy feeling to the room," says Holic. "They work well, because carpets can harbor a lot of dust and mold?' Brown recommends a white noise machine or ceiling fan to drown out the background noise. Holic agrees, adding that white noise, like the hum of a ceiling fan, can reduce the background noise you hear by about 20 percent. If you are interested in following some of the principles of feng shui in your bedroom, Holic suggests keeping the bed away from doors and anchoring the bed with a strong headboard and nightstands on both sides. Both Holic and Brown agree that keeping your home cooler during the night will help you sleep better. Keep your thermostat at the most comfortable cool setting, as changes in your body's thermal regulation will wake you. "In the short,term, just one sleep-deprived night can interfere with your ability to concentrate, affect your mood and even make you drowsy during the day," explains Brown. 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