Full-Spectrum Light (issue 45)

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here.

 

BIRDCARE
Pigeon Talk – Newbie questions about room light and feeding
Should I leave any light on at night?or Do I need to be sure to turn off the room light when it gets dark outside, or can I leave it on until 10 PM in the evening! I read some threads on full spectrum light and night lights and now I am confused as what is appropriate for an indoor pigeon.

 

Bring Pet Birds Outside
That said, there are many people who work full time an hour or more away from home and simply cannot fit time outdoors into their weekday schedule. In that case, the next best bet is to provide your bird with full-spectrum lighting. Interestingly, a bird’s vision includes the ultraviolet spectrum, so they can see the UV light that is invisible to humans.

 

WORK BETTER
4 Feng Shui Tips for Back-to-Work Blues
Fill your office with positive energy and symbols – Create an office that you look forward to “living in” for five days each week. Here are some feng shui suggestions. Bring in as much natural light as possible by opening your blinds on the window or use full-spectrum light bulbs that simulate sunlight.

 

Ryan’s Keys to a Better Office
Here is what I suggest to improve your office: Get a plant, Open windows when possible, Take breaks/lunches outside weather permitting, Host meetings outside weather permitting, Replace all your office light bulbs with full spectrum bulbs, Create a work station where you can stand at times, Invite your office neighbors outside with you, Don’t Facebook updates like “still stuck at work”

 

PLANTCARE
Heading Outside: One woman’s adventures out in nature
Today with the fabulous weather, I finished preparing the vegetable garden. Normally I buy seedlings as I have no sun indoors sufficient to start seeds, but this year I purchased a lamp and full spectrum bulbs so that I could be certain to have heirloom seed producing vegetables.

 

How to Care for a Water Sprite Plant
Provide full-spectrum light bulbs for the plants. The type of light bulb depends on the aquarium hood and what bulbs are compatible, but all aquariums accommodate full-spectrum bulbs. Full-spectrum lights mimic the sun, encouraging plant growth.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Forums at Psych Central
I went to my support group and it was suggested that maybe I should try a full spectrum light. Has anyone tried it? Was it successful? I know everyone is different so I know I will have to try to find out for myself

 

Ways to Energize Your Chakras
The Sun: This is our most important energy source. Through light all the seven color energies flow from the sun’s rays to the earth. People, animals, plants, minerals, water and our chakras receive energy from the sun’s light. (If you are not able to enjoy the sun for a few hours daily, add a quality full spectrum light bulb to alight source in your work area or in a lamp at home.)

 

 

Related posts:

  1. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 40)
  2. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 36)
  3. Full-spectrum lighting (issue 8)
  4. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 48)
  5. Full-spectrum Light (issue 39)

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