Trouble Sleeping? Paint the Bedroom Blue.

People who paint their bedrooms blue get the most sleep, according to a study released in May by Travelodge.

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The United Kingdom-based hotel chain surveyed 2,000 men and women across the England and found that Brits who sleep in blue rooms, reported the best shut-eye patterns, banking an impressive average of 7 hours and 52 minutes of sleep a night.

The color blue is often associated with a feeling of calmness , making it a good color to use at retail for bed settings and room vignettes.

Here’s how the other colors stacked up:

Yellow – 7 hours, 45 minutes

Green – 7 hours, 36 minutes

Silver – 7 hours, 33 minutes

Orange – 7 hours, 28 minutes

Red – 6 hours, 58 minutes

Gold – 6 hours, 43  minutes

Gray – 6 hours, 12 minutes

Brown – 6 hours, 5 minutes

Purple – 5 hours , 56 minutes

<Article Source: Sleep Savvy Magazine, July/August 2013>

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