Sleep is one significant way of recharging our bodies, that’s an outdated view; the growing evidence indicates that sleep aids creativity. Sleeping bed and sleep are the two ends of an equation, without one the other will equate to bad effects on the functioning of the body.
Here are some common techniques supported by study which supports the role of sleep in an artistic muse:
Regular Deep Sleep Routine Results in Productive Mind
When you sleep regularly in the same sleeping pattern, you acquire benefits: better health, weight, mood and life. A healthy night’s sleep in routine will also encourage creativity of mind and will also help you to see more clearly and easily.
Recognition of Patterns
REM sleep as dictated by scientist’s pattern recognition phenomenon aids in the creative process. The brain connects unrelated ideas during this stage of sleep and benefits the creative problem solving processes.
Memorizing Ideas and Inspiration
Dreams are the natural process of connecting evidences and experiences for making sense of memories and thoughts. They might seem nonsensical, but dreams are an amazing way of cementing our experiences into memories, and also prove to be inspirational and beneficial. In reality art is a way of connecting thoughts and experiences together for creating a master piece, dreams follow the same process.
Help of Lucid Dreaming
You become more creative when you become conscious of the unconscious dreams. This opens ways of new possibilities, without any governing rule of reality. There are certainly ways of encouraging lucid dreaming; following are the steps to follow:
- Reassure yourself during the waking moment if you are dreaming.
- If you wake up during the night make an effort to remember the dream
The Help of Hypnopompic State
When you come out of the sleep, the state is known as hypnopompic state. During this state our brain is still rich with the imageries collected from the dreams we had during REM sleep. Painter Dali used the period leading into sleep for capturing images from the hynagogic state. He used a key held n top of a metal plate, so whenever he slipped from conscious, the keys would fall from his grasp and woke him up.
Looking for Solutions
As discovered by a neurologist at Harvard Medical School; REM sleep helped people come up with creative solutions to all the sufferings. He concluded this as a result of connections made during the dreams and the famous advice “sleep on a problem”.
Creative Sleep of Stephen King
Stephen king in his bo0ok on writing: A Memoir of Craft promotes the virtues of creative sleeping. His study and findings conclude that regular sleep patterns encourage the wakeful minds and also unlock the creative imaginations. He says, “your mind and body grows accustomed to the certain amount of sleep you take everyday – six hours, seven, and maybe eight (recommended) – your mind gets trained for sleeping creatively, and works out the vividly imagine waking dreams, which results in successful work of fiction”
When sleep is so important for brain activity and functioning of the body, to create and discover astonishing pieces – how can a sleeping bad not make the difference? Deep sleep is very important in achieving almost anything but if your bed is not the right kind, you will never work fully. So what bed is the right bed?
Traditional Japanese Futon has Health Benefits
If you’ve never heard of a Japanese futon bed, it’s time you start finding out its details. It has also been studied and discussed that a good bed should not only allow creative mind working but should also heal the body. While you sleep, your body heals and rejuvenates from the illnesses. Sleeping on the wrong bed and posture can result in malfunctioning of everything.
Authentic Japanese futon allows you to breathe right, have a good health, and aligns your body posture correctly. Sleeping on a futon mattress straightens your back and eliminates any issues of bad back. Moreover, the presence of 100% cotton in futon enables the body to have good circulation and stay free from dust and skin allergies.
Japanese futons are a proof of their outstanding and fresh healthy looks and bodies. Futons are dusted and laid out in sunlight to remove all allergens and bio-hazards which make them even a better and healthier choice. Try a Japanese futon mattress with modern and contemporary designed and patterned futon covers. You will love how you feel!