It’s no secret that Singaporeans don’t clock enough sleep. A recent study by SingHealth Polyclinics found that four in 10 people get less than the daily recommended seven hours of shuteye. Turning your bedroom into a calming, restful haven can go a long way towards helping you get peaceful and uninterrupted nightly slumber, which translates to better productivity in the day. And it’s not just psychological either – your bedroom environment can actually affect how your body produces the hormones that help you sleep.
Sleep therapist Dr Carmel Harrington explains how making a few simple changes, such as bedding or lighting, can transform your bedroom to ensure you get plenty of good quality kip: