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Sleep Smarter Simple Steps For A Better Night's Rest
Sleep Smarter Simple Steps For A Better Night's Rest

If tossing and turning is your typical prelude to sleep, then maybe it’s time to reset your routine. The long list of factors that can upset a proper night of Z’s is exhausting, ranging from the tidiness of your room to your pre-sleep screen time to whether your pillows are free of—yuck—microscopic dust mites.

These three experts share tips to help ease you into a sound night’s rest so you can wake up feeling refreshed.

Chantal Lamers

RETHINK BEDDING

When revamping the Oakland home of Ayurvedic practitioner Sachi Doctor (pictured), Jung relied on textures and an understated palette for a soothing space. “I regularly recommend linen bedding, because it’s a breathable fabric that keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter,” she says. Orkney Linen

Duvet Cover, from $285; roughlinen.com. Channeled Cotton Quilt, from $169; schoolhouse.com. Agnes Pillow, $140; minna-goods.com. Reactor Vase, $200; sarapaloma.com

MANAGE NATURAL LIGHT

“The ability to control the amount of natural light coming into your bedroom is key to a restful night’s sleep. Consider either blackout shades or light-filtering curtains, depending on whether you are ultra-sensitive to light or need a bit of light to wake up properly.”

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September - October 2019