Secret to more sex and sleep Bedroom colour: Secret to more sex and sleep Look to surprising revelations about bedroom wall colours to get more of what you want. Mar 31, , Let the mad dash to invent caramel-blue paint begin! On average, the survey respondents sleeping in a blue bedroom get seven hours and 52 minutes of sleep, the most in the survey, which was conducted by Travelodge, a budget-friendly hotel chain in the U. Builders, teachers and civil servants tend to choose blue most often for their bedrooms, according to the survey.
The study surmises that since blue has long been associated with feelings of calmness — water, blue sky etc. In fact, blue also is said to help reduce blood pressure and heart rate, for more sound sleep. That interaction between light, sleep and wakefulness is supremely important.
Certain shades of yellow come in second in promoting the best night's sleep: Warm yellow relaxes the body by stimulating the nervous system and calming the nerves. Green also creates a calm and soothing vibe, which is why it appears to be the third best colour for getting sleep. People with silver bedrooms get an average of seven hours and 33 minutes of sleep, while 21 percent surveyed say they are more motivated to exercise in their bedroom.
McClellan Architects Orange, surprisingly, is close behind, with people getting an average of seven hours and 28 minutes of sleep. The colour has also been found to relax muscles, so you fall asleep more quickly. Bankers and estate agents tend to choose gold decor, the study found. Those with a brown, cream or white bedroom are most likely workaholics who take their work to bed with them at least three times per week. Shop workers are most likely to have these colours in their bedrooms.
Michels Homes Purple bedrooms performed the worst for sleep. On average, people in purple bedrooms get five hours and 56 minutes per night. While elegant and artistic, the colour is thought to be overly mentally stimulating. Coupled with a busy day, purple walls can make it difficult to turn off a racing mind and switch into sleep mode. Most interesting, to me anyway, is that the study found that couples in bedrooms with a caramel decor scheme have sex, on average, three times per week.
Is the colour tricking people into thinking about Milky Way candy bars and chocolate, making them more excited? Or is that just the case in my house? Not much magic apparently happens in red bedrooms, where couples make love once a week on average. Maybe Roxanne should have put on a caramel-coloured light? Download The Times of India news app for your device.