Want to check off 'organize bedroom' on your list of to-dos?
Bedrooms were designed
for sleeping, sex, and dressing
(not necessarily in that
Bedrooms were not designed to store junk, to act as a library, to be a
mini-gym, or to be your office.
most bedrooms today have
become multi-function rooms
with TVs, exercise bikes masquerading as clothes hangers,
piles of books, and all sorts of other odds and ends.
No wonder almost half of the population has insomnia at one time or
When you go to bed surrounded by all that stuff that stimulates your brain
(and often your stress levels), it's pretty tough to easily go to sleep
feel fully rested when you wake up.
In addition, most bedrooms tend to feel crowded, overwhelming, and
Not the most peaceful way to start and end your day, is it?
of the time when someone says they are disorganized, the issue
is actually related to having too much stuff
is no longer
adding value to their life, rather than a problem of
So start by clearing out
that isn't related to getting dressed,
sleeping, or having a romantic interlude with your sweetie.
Remove everything from
under the bed
; from a Feng Shui perspective, things stored
under the bed restrict the flow of energy and abundance in your life.
Clear off the tops of your dresser and tables in your bedroom as well...most horizontal surfaces in
bedrooms are crowded
with lots of small items, photos, jewelry boxes, knick knacks, and
other small items.
Instead of using dresser-tops as storage spaces,
keep them cleared off
except for 1-3 larger decorating items, like
candles or a vase of flowers.
Also consider removing everything from your bedroom except your bed, night stands with lamps, and a dresser
(or remove the dresser as well).
bedroom will probably feel a bit empty for awhile until you get used to
fewer items in the room, but you will also likely notice that you sleep much better and feel much more peaceful
in your bedroom.
And once you've cleared out the clutter, you will have a LOT less to do in your
" project, won't you?