Full-Spectrum Light (issue 24)

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
Winter Blues « Zodhana Yoga
Get some sun exposure or exposure to a full spectrum light. Read a good book. Drink hot herbal tea throughout the day. Dress in your favorite most comfortable cloths. Eat satisfying, tasteful and clean foods. …

 


Nite, Nite, Sleep Tight – Holistic Health – Medicine Blog …
Avoid nightlights or overhead lights once you turn in. One article suggests keeping a flashlight (not LED) at bedside for trips to the WC or to let a pet out. Get enough natural light during the day either outdoors or with full- spectrum …

 

Why am I so Blue?
Get Some Sun – Try to get some sunshine during the day, leave the shades up in your home; try changing your light bulbs to ‘full spectrum’ bulbs, they mimic natural light and have the same affects on your mind as the real thing. …

 

Full Spectrum Kitty | I Love New York Travel
I’d heard that these full spectrum lights help Northeasterners cope with dreary winters; studies show that depression and winter illnesses are linked to lack of sun exposure during the winter months. I don’t know about that, …

 

Feeling SAD? | chaos to clarity
Also, from a psychological point of view, isn’t it known (and I’m totally pulling this out of my ass here, just because it seems logical and like I may have heard it somewhere before) that when there is no light, our brains tell us to go … Daily yoga; Actually turn on the full-spectrum lamp that I have at my desk. Bundling up and getting more outdoor exercise. Getting lots of vitamin D in my diet (this is where knowing a grass-feeding dairy farmer comes in real handy! …

 

Are You Depressed? Or are you SAD?
Light therapy is likely to improve the winter blues dramatically. There are several lightbox units commercially available. You can also switch out some of your household light bulbs for full spectrum bulbs. Use these full spectrum lights during the …

 

PLANTCARE
The Chestertown Spy – Starting Seeds at Home
Even if you have a south-facing window, as I did in the kitchen where I started my plants for years, the sun’s angle and the number of daylight hours in February and March rarely offer enough full spectrum light to seedlings. …

 


Seed Starting in 12 Easy Steps!

4) Provide ample light – Lack of adequate light is perhaps the biggest challenge when growing plants indoors. If you don’t have a sunny window, use full spectrum fluorescent lights. These fixtures should be turned on for about 16 hours …

 

The Gardener’s Eden – Joyful New Beginnings: Bright-Green Herb …
Rotate the pots once a week to keep seedlings growing straight, as opposed to leaning toward the light. For best results, you want to start your seeds beneath full-spectrum grow lights (keep the light source very close to the plants and …

 

HOME DECORATING
Feng Shui for Winter Nights
Get at least one full spectrum light for a reading area. … Plants love full spectrum light so you can put some greenery nearby, and create a small winter …

 

Related posts:

  1. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 12)
  2. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 23)
  3. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 22)
  4. Who’s talking about full-spectrum lighting – issue 5
  5. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 13)

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