I woke up this morning and was immediately thankful of the great night’s sleep I’d had. Feeling refreshed and renewed in the morning is NOT something that all of us enjoy.
According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 64 million Americans suffer from insomnia and other sleeping related disorders per year. That’s horrendous!
So, this article reviews the all important position of your bed in fostering good bedroom Feng Shui. After all, we spend one-third of our lives asleep. So, check out my top six feng shui bedroom tips below for ideal bed placement:
Discover the right colors for children’s bedrooms so you can boost creativity, calm, soothe, aid learning and more.
Young children tend to veer, when left to choose for themselves, towards the red, orange and yellow end of the color spectrum. These bedroom colors create a clear, bright environment and are also popular for play areas.
I would, however, exercise caution when it comes to painting children’s bedrooms completely in red. As mentioned in my newsletter of two weeks ago, red is an active, energizing color which may over-stimulate your little one. So, if your child is hell bent on red, introduce it as an accent color on curtains, bedspreads and cushions etc.
In my last post I focused on what bedroom colors to avoid. This time I would like you to focus on what you want to achieve in the bedroom since I will be going over different colors to add to your bedroom to achieve different things.
My hope is that you are looking for your bedroom to be a haven – a place of comfort and tranquility. So, let’s analyze a few Feng Shui bedroom colors that may achieve this for you:
GREEN – to soothe and calm
A light shade of green will soothe, calm and balance the emotions – an ideal bedroom color to sleep in after a stressful day at the office.
Green also fosters great healing qualities so, for example, if you are suffering from sports related injuries or have trouble with knee joints or the muscles, try painting your bedroom color green.
Confused a bout what bedroom color to choose? Check the article below for bedroom color traps and what colors for bedrooms are best avoided so you create a haven of peace and tranquility.
I often receive emails about Feng Shui bedroom color traps – which ones not to use and why? This is mainly due to the fact that your bedroom should be a place of peace and tranquility. If you are unsure what Feng Shui bedroom colors DON’T achieve this, please read on…
Feng Shui bedroom colors to avoid are:
Red stimulates physical activity and growth. It’s why so many young children prefer the
color red – it’s typical of their energetic, youthful exuberance. So, if it’s restorative
sleep you are after, painting your bedroom color in red will not cut the grade. You’ll simply feel too stimulated, agitated or anxious.
Plus, you could be in overdrive on the sensual excitement front, so be careful. Limit red to accent colors only – red candles, lamps, cushions and other accessories are fine but avoid large splashes of red.