Among the goals New Year Many of these certainly include a tidier room. Psychologists say that order in the bedroom usually reflects the order in our lives. Various studies have concluded that those people who live in a chaotic and disorderly environment have a higher cortisol index, which leads to more stress.
Martha Escobedopsychologist Ivane Health explains that the disorder “also affects other cognitive functions such as thinking and concentration. The confusion perceived in the environment transforms into mental confusion, the disorder reminds us of all the upcoming and unfinished tasks. “In addition,” the psychologist adds, “stress hormones are released at the body level, which not only reduces our performance, but also affects our physical and mental well-being.”
William H. McRavenin his book make your bed (Ed. Planet) assures that the small gesture of making your bed every morning prepares you for success and is equivalent to establishing an orderly and responsible routine. This US Special Operations Command commander, who masterminded the attack on Osama bin Laden, explains: “If you make your bed every morning, you have completed the first task of the day. This will give you a little sense of pride and motivate you to do another task, and another, and another. And in the end, this completed task will turn into many successfully completed tasks.”
What happens if you don’t make your bed?
While all the research says that order is essential for mental health, an unmade bed may have its mental health benefits. Physical health.
Pretlove claims that the average bed can support up to 1.5 million dust mites pets that feed on the scales of human skin and therefore love to share our beds. “The allergens they produce are easily inhaled during sleep and are an important cause diseases such as asthma” says Pretlove and adds: “We know that ticks can only survive by taking water from the atmosphere using small glands on the outside of their bodies. “Something as simple as leaving the bed unmade during the day can remove moisture from the sheets and mattress, causing the mites to dehydrate and eventually die,” concludes Dr. Steven Pretlove.