Sleep is critical for your brain and for your health. According to the Time Magazine article “Power of Sleep”, "Getting the recommended seven to eight hours each night can improve concentration, sharpen planning and memory skills and maintain the fat-burning system that regulates our weight. If every one of us slept as much as we’re supposed to, we’d all be lighter, less prone to developing Type 2 diabetes and most likely better equipped to battle depression and anxiety. We might even lower our risk of Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis and cancer."
Getting enough sleep is equal to finding the fountain of youth. We all know it but most of us just can’t get it right. There is the Hong Kong ‘work hard play hard’ lifestyle, the many electronic distractions we go to bed with, light pollution and noisy neighbors. We spend up to 90% of our time indoors, which is why the built-environment has a profound impact on our health and well-being. Hence, it's pretty clear that your bedroom is the most important room in your home. It should be a refuge that promotes total renewal and deep sleep. So if there is only one place you should start to turn your home into a healthier living environment it's the bedroom. Here are some great areas to begin with:Read More