A few years ago, I read about the powerful habit of making your bed every morning. According to the, “7 Rich habits of highly successful people”,
“…those who make their bed in the morning are up to 206.8 percent more likely to be millionaires.” It puts your mind into a productive mindset, he explains.
Author Charles Duhigg calls it a “keystone habit” in his bestseller, “The Power of Habit“: “Making your bed every morning is correlated with better productivity, a greater sense of well-being, and stronger skills at sticking with a budget.”
Here are a few other benefits to making your bed every morning:
- It gives you a sense of accomplishment first thing in the morning and will help kick start the habit of other good/productive behavior. Once the act of making your bed becomes a ritual, you may find that other good habits will naturally follow. Just note that it takes 66 days for a task to turn into a habit r routine. So don’t give up!
- Reduces stress levels by helping to keep your bedroom clean and decluttered. A decluttered space makes for a decluttered mind. Just think of how you feel when you first check in to your hotel room. How inviting does that clean, crisp and tidy bed look? You can create this mood and setting at home everyday!
After learning all this I started implementing this task, that eventually became a habit and wow, the way it shifted my energy and day was amazing. My mood is easily affected by the tidiness of my environment.
Making my bed every day was life changing
Over a year ago I went back to work out of my home and leave at 6 am, long before my husband and little one wake up. So, my daily bed making habit quickly fell by the wayside. I had to depend on my husband to make the bed for us each morning and he unfortunately does not feel the same about a tidy bed and as a busy working mom of two young boys, I am constantly feel very pressed for time. So much that I can’t take the extra 5 minutes to make my bed when I come home but at that point in the day it almost feels pointless. I am sure some of you can relate, right?
Beddy’s Bed! Have you heard of these? So, it’s a one piece bedding and the entire bedding fits like a fitted sheet and the best part, you just zip it, on each side, to make the bed! OMGOSH! There is no excuse to not make your bed each morning. It literally takes less than 5 seconds!
It gets better, Beddy’s has super cute on trend designs! You can see them all here. We like to follow the art of Feng Shui in our home and the best Feng Shui color for bedding is white. So we went with the Chic White line. I am in love! It really changes our bedroom. I cannot wait to start implementing the daily habit of bed making in style.
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