Sleep Quality Hacks [Infographic]

Think about your sleep: How much do you know about it? Do you regularly track when you go to sleep and when you wake up? Do you know how deeply you’re sleeping, and how much you’re tossing and turning?

The answer might be—maybe, a little bit, and maybe not. That’s because many of us are simply sleep deprived and we don’t realize how bad the problem is. It’s so bad, in fact, that Americans spend about $52 billion on sleep aids and remedies, and still one-third of us aren’t getting enough rest.

That lack of rest is impacting us in profound ways, too, and not just when we nod off at our desks. Lack of sleep means that our hearts are stressed and we’re more prone to certain health conditions. So where do you fit into the sleep cycle continuum, and what things can you do to cultivate a better night of sleep? This graphic has some ideas.

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The power of plants in the workplace [Infographic]

Whether it’s that tabletop philodendron lining your office hallway or that dramatic ficus tree you see every morning in your building’s lobby, plants are quietly making the indoor spaces you inhabit healthier everyday.

This infographic shows some of the amazing benefits plant life can have indoors.

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Natural Light – The Benefits of brightening up your Home [Infographic]

Looking to brighten up your home with natural light? Whether your home is already getting quite a bit of sunlight and you want to increase it, or your home can often be quite dark and you’re unsure of how you can improve the natural light, then we’ve got just the thing to help you and your home out!

The infographic below, designed by Cool Shutters, outlines some of the main benefits of brightening up your home with natural light. With natural light being essential in our physical and mental health, it’s important to ensure that you and your family has access to as much natural light as possible. Although artificial light can be beneficial for our lifestyle, it’s still no match to sunlight and it’s crucial to get the balance right.

In an easy-to-follow design, the infographic starts by outlining the differences between natural light and artificial light, the effects of using blue light, energy savings if you were to incorporate more natural light, the plethora of health benefits including increased productivity levels and improved sleep. The infographic concludes by outlining exactly how you can increase natural light exposure in your home. This covers features such as windows, doors, skylighting, mirrors, paint colours and more. Enjoy!

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Science-backed ways to Improve Creativity [Infographic]

Self improvement is a popular topic and it is also important to focus on inward development. Incorporating minor changes to your routine can elevate your creative output and increase productivity throughout the year.

These tips for maximizing creativity were compiled by a variety of experts and psychologists. Read the simple suggestions below to improve your daily routine and inspire more innovation.

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25 Ways to Organize your Life [Infographic]

Staying organized has incredible benefits–many of them backed by science! Being organized reduces stress, helps you eat better and stick to your fitness goals, boost productivity, and even helps you sleep better!

Organization is important in every facet of your life. Staying organized at home has been shown to reduce stress and lead to a happier home life. An organized work day can lead to better output and productivity. Keeping your family organized can set your children up for higher pay and more success in the workplace. Organizing your meals can help you make healthier decisions and stick to your fitness goals. Staying organized in your social life can help you manage the time you have to foster better relationships.

In this infographic, Simply Self Storage lists 25 hacks for organizing your life. If you implement one or two a week, they will become habit in no time. Make this the year the best one yet!

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