Full-Spectrum Light (issue 50)

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.

 

HEALTH – EYECARE
15 Routines to Enhance Visual Fitness
Make sure you have good lighting while reading or studying. Whenever possible use natural or full-spectrum lighting.

 


WORK BETTER
Darien’s Founding Father Lights the Way to the Future
Kelley is interested not just in energy savings but also the quality of lighting. He favors full-spectrum lighting for the natural colors and the clear definition of objects in that type of lighting. “I’m heavy on full-spectrum,” he said. “It’s beautiful light and, to me, it fits all the bills.”

 

REPTILECARE
How to Care for a Long Tail Lizard
The natural habitat of long tail lizards can be found in Southeastern Asia and would generally be a bamboo forest or grassy area. Owning a long tail lizard can be a very rewarding experience if the animal is cared for properly. Light the tank using a full-spectrum light. This is necessary for the lizards to survive and can be purchased at your local pet store.

 

HEALTH
Sunny outlook
At some point next month, the idea that winter is really and truly here will hit you like a big, sloppy snowball to the face. And even though it will seem as if a moment ago you were sharing drinks with your friends on the deck or watching your kids frolic through a sprinkler, you’ll soon find yourself hiding under a quilt, worrying about snow shovels, frozen pipes and four more months of gray skies. Rather than mope, try these techniques to keep the doldrums at bay and keep summer alive in your home

 

Feeling S.A.D.? Follow these Tips to Beat the Winter Blues
If your room is dark and that is what makes you less active at home, then you can install full-spectrum light bulbs in every room of your home in order to mimic the sunshine. Full-spectrum high-quality beaming light is vital when there is a short supply of natural sunlight. It will help you to get a better sleep, mental clarity, improved concentration, good mood, plus a stronger immune system.

 

Darkening Days
The early winter has a remarkable effect on me. I feel more tired, less excited by normal activities, and less likely to seek out or attend social activities. I often feel downright miserable.

 

Need a Boost of Energy?
Natural Energy Boosters: Use natural full spectrum light bulbs Replace your lights in your living room and bedroom with these bulbs to mimic the sun. Its as close as you’re going to get to the real thing when you’re at home. Not only will it give you a feeling of sunlight but it will help with eye strain and promote well being.

 

Don’t Be Such A Grinch: 10 Tips to Happier Holidays
Lots of people are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder or the winter blues. Winter is rough– it’s gray, days are short, sunlight is weak and we are in a type of hibernation. To have to keep working and ‘producing’ during this time is challenging. Supplement with a B-complex, St. John’s Wort and/or SAM-e; install full spectrum light bulbs; get outside to let sunlight in your eyes and the top of your head– daily.

 

 

Related posts:

  1. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 16)
  2. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 21)
  3. Full-spectrum lighting (issue 9)
  4. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 19)
  5. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 23)

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