We get it: Sometimes it's hard to let go. But we promise if you follow our lead and remove these items from your bedroom (or toss some of 'em in the trash for good!) it'll lead to a cleaner and more relaxing space. Hello, more restful sleep.
The ultimate test to find out if you should replace your ? Fold it in half and if it doesn't spring back into shape it's probably past it's prime. If that's the case, toss yours and buy a new one — trust us, it'll help you sleep better.
It turns out your mom was onto something when she used to make you clean your messy bedroom all the time — an untidy space can and poor sleep. So ditch your old knick knacks , papers you don't need. and other items that don't serve a purpose.
Sure, sometimes hardbacks serve as excellent conversation starters, but your bedroom isn't a place where guests usually hang out. So you might as well hand off the nighttime reads you've already finished to a friend so they can enjoy them, too.
Admit it: You don't really need 10 white dresses. Instead of letting them fill up your closet to the brink, pull out the ones you never wear and donate them to someone else who doesn't own a single white dress.
Scientists from the tested products that were past their prime and found traces of harmful bacteria in four out of five — which is just another reason to make sure you toss yours once they expire.
Like your cell phone from 10 years ago, your outdated laptop, an alarm clock that doesn't work — you name it. If you're not currently using it, all it's doing is adding clutter to your bedroom (which you know is not good for your stress).
There's nothing like seeing this container packed to the brim to remind you of all the housework on your plate and add even more stress to your life. That's why you might want to keep this basket in your laundry room (or walk-in closet, if you're so blessed) instead.
In this case, just gently close the door in front of your four-legged friend. Why? Well, one found that 30% of participants who slept with a pet woke up because of them, 63% had poor sleep quality and 5% said they had trouble falling back asleep.
We know, we know: You're holding them for when you have a free weekend to catch up. But chances are that probably won't happen before a new shipment of the hits your mailbox.
Let us count the reasons these should be banned from the bedroom: First off, it's dirtier than a . But reading on this device also makes it at night, leads to less-rested sleep and it exposes you to radiation. Yikes.