As we spend more time at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, you might be looking for ways to zhuzh up your space. Bobby Berk, interior design guru on Netflix’s “Queer Eye,” says there’s one home item that’s definitely worth spending a little extra on: your mattress.
According to Berk, your mattress “has the most effect on your health, your mental health, your back [and] getting through the day,” Berk tells CNBC Make It.
Indeed, your sleep environment — which includes your mattress, bedroom temperature and lighting — can impact the quality of your sleep, and in turn your mental health.
A good night’s sleep allows your brain to form or maintain neural pathways that help you learn, create new memories, concentrate and respond quickly, according to the National Institutes of Health. Sleep deprivation, on the other hand, can intensify feelings of anxiety and stress.
At the start of Berk’s…