How you make your bed comfier6 July 2018
Sleeping on uncomfortable mattresses can plummet your mood faster than football scores. What’s worse is the sleep deprivation and crankiness that follows you the rest of the day. Being comfortable and having a restful sleep is necessary to function normally the entire day and to stay alert and focused.
When it comes to bedding and making the bed comfier, personal preference plays a crucial role. Some people prefer sleeping on hard surfaces while some require soft mattresses to get restful sleep. If you have an old bed that isn’t helping anymore, you don’t need to throw it out. With a few adjustments, you can make it work for you again. A few tips to make your bed and mattress comfier can go a long way in helping save money and making your nights better.
If you like sleeping on a hard or soft surface and don’t want to invest in a brand-new mattress, then investing in a topper is a great start for you. A feather mattress topper will increase the softness and ease the stress from the body. You can also opt for a gel memory topper that fits the curves and contours of the body perfectly without feeling extra warm in the night. This topper can be placed over the existing mattress to revive your night’s rest.
Another excellent mattress topper to bring relief and alleviate stress and back, sides, and shoulder pain is an aromatherapy one. A lavender and charcoal infused mattress topper helps control the body temperature, improves blood circulations, manages stress, eases strain through pressure points, and aids in pain relief. These mattress toppers are available online and can be home delivered for instant comfort. They are also cheaper alternatives to replacing your old mattress, thereby helping you save on cost while increasing the comfort factor of your bedding.
Having a comfortable pillow while you sleep at night is possibly the greatest feeling in the world. With so many cushions available today, it is challenging to decide which ones are the best and which ones should be avoided. Always try out a pillow for comfort before buying it. While there are many online options available, ensure that the one you buy for yourself is hypoallergenic and does not cause unnecessary neck and back strain in the middle of the night. Many times, because of uncomfortable pillows and uneven sleep methods, people have developed neck and back issues.
Select a pillow that is fluffy yet firm. Always remember that the neck needs support in the night when you are resting. Ideal for protection and comfort are memory gel and foam pillows that help take the shape of your neck and nape and gently provide support all night long. If you tend to sleep on your side, a pillow for side sleeping is essential, choose a pillow that is on the firmer side while opting for a medium-firmness pillow if you sleep on your back. A soft pillow should work great if you sleep on your stomach. Pillows can add great luxury and comfort to your bed. With colorful covers and throw pillows, you can add grace, charm, and elegance to the comfort of your bed while taking care of the functionality you require.
While mattresses and pillows add to the efficiency of the bed, it is the comforter that adds to the luxury and cocoon-like feeling of the bed. Comforters, duvets, and quilts are an extremely personal choice and are meant to add to the comfort of the bed. Down comforters are light, weightless, and have warmth for cold mornings in autumn and winter. However, a warm quilt in the summers can be a headache.
With advancements in technology, it is now available to buy heated blankets and duvets for your bed. With different settings for temperature adjustments and automatic shutdown functions, you can drift off to sleep knowing that you are safe and protected by the heated comforter. Heated throws are bound to bring the snug and cozy feeling back to your bed. You can also choose comforters, quilts, duvets, and throws in an array of colors to add to the theme and design of your bedroom while ensuring the comfort of your bed is maintained.
Gone are the days when you had to buy bedsheets only after knowing the thread-count. Bring in the new age of comfort with microfiber sheets that are completely breathable and help in dissipating heat throughout the mattress and topper to bring comfort and coolness while you sleep. Most of the microfiber bedsheets available online and in retail stores are dust-mite and stain-resistant and can be cleaned and reused easily. Microfiber sheets have been compared to feeling like velvet in the night while they help maintain body temperatures.
Sheets that are versatile, bring great comfort to the bed and are useful are needed to enhance the look and feel of the bedding. Many of the bedsheets today are available in a multitude of textures, colors, patterns, and fabrics to help you select the best for the bed. Many people like to coordinate the curtains, throws, pillow covers, and comforters by the bedsheets design and colors. Ensure you buy sheets that won’t shrink in the washer and dryer and won’t fade with excess use.
While headboards are not a part of every bed in history, there is comfort from having a headboard to prop your back on. Many headboards are made keeping quality and usability in mind without losing on the functionality and usability of the bed. Most people like to rest their backs, read in bed, or speak to their partners while in the comfort of their beds. Headboards give a comfortable ambiance to the bed and tie the look and feel of the bed together.
Wooden headboards with soft padding, metallics with delicate designs and patterns, and so on are the reigning trends right now. Sitting in bed while drinking a hot cup of cocoa or coffee never looked better.
Other things which may help you relax in your bed could include a sleeping mask to block out ambient light or ear plugs to block out nouse.