Top 3 Tips for Better Sleep to Reduce Daytime Fatigue

Consistently irregular or fitful sleep can lead to fatigue, inability to focus, and mental fogginess, Sleep hygiene refers to the habits you can cultivate to improve the quality of your sleep and therefore the quality of your days.  Here are some helpful, basic tips you can start with to clean up your sleep hygiene in 2021. Reduce caffeine intake: Caffeine doesn’t affect everyone the same, but chances are, most people will suffer from some kind of disrupted sleep after consuming [...continue reading]

How Light Affects Our Bodies and Our Health

Light is a powerful tool in regulating many different processes in our body and brain. Here are a few ways that the light all across the spectrum can help - or hinder - our health.  Vision: Light is obviously closely related to vision capability and health. Light entering the eye is crucial to sight. Too much light, or the wrong kinds of light, can be detrimental and harmful to sight, however. Too much squinting into the sun can cause eye [...continue reading]

What is Melatonin?

A good, restful night sleep can lead to a whole host of wellness benefits from a sense of increased energy to a better ability to focus. Melatonin plays a huge role in helping the body fall asleep and stay asleep. But what exactly is melatonin and do we have any control over how it works in our bodies?  Melatonin is a hormone that your brain produces in response to darkness and signals that it’s time to sleep. Melatonin helps create [...continue reading]

Who Invented Blue LIght LEDs And Why?

By now, it’s well known that too much blue light can have a negative effect on the human body. But what’s the history of this technology?    Technically, blue light exists everywhere. As part of the overall visible light spectrum, most blue light actually comes from the sun. But in 2014, Shuji Nakamura, Isamu Akasaki, and Hiroshi Amano were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for their invention of blue LED, which made it possible to light flat screen tvs, [...continue reading]


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