Something’s keeping you from sleeping well at night—and guess what, it’s not your loud next-door neighbor (OK, maybe it is, but we can still help!). Turns out that it’s more likely your room’s fault.

If it’s your dream to have a reason to redecorate your bedroom (for me, every day), now’s your chance, because it could make all the difference for your sleep cycle. The average American sleeps a little over six hours a night, so why not make those the best six (or so) hours of your life?

First things first: It’s time to go shopping. Here’s what you may need: a plant, dark curtains, a plush rug, a progressive alarm, and a yellow light bulb. You might also want to consider changing your pillow based on how you orient yourself while you slumber.

Confused? Check out this infographic by Made.com to see how these items (and even more changes to your bedroom!) could make for the ideal sleeping habitat. Because better sleep equals better work. And better work equals you moving up that ladder even faster. Or even just moving fast enough to get home a little earlier on Friday.


Infographic courtesy of Made.com. Photo of person in bedroom courtesy of Shutterstock.