We know that there are a lot of choices out there for light therapy and that choosing the right lamp for you can be confusing (and maybe even a bit overwhelming). Here are a few tips to make your experience easier, more efficient, and more informed!
I didn’t realize my mood was effected as the days got darker - it was my husband Scott who mentioned Winter Blues to me. At first, I was insulted that he thought I was that bad and then denial totally kicked in, thinking you’re insane that’s not me. I didn’t realize how much my mood would shift and the miserable mama I would be. Once he mentioned it to me, I started paying closer attention and doing some research and I realized he was right.
You have likely heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, especially if you live in areas with decreased daylight hours during the fall and winter months. Even if you have heard about it, it can be confusing to know what’s true and what is simply an “I heard that it was …..” Here are some common SAD myths..
When you’re planning what your healthiest day looks like, what do you see? Perhaps you visualize a pair of running shoes sitting next to the door, ready for your morning jog. A grocery list filled with wholesome, nourishing foods. An appointment with your acupuncturist or massage therapist. But when you picture that ideal, healthy day, do you also see yourself soaking up the rays of the sun? Or sitting next to a light therapy lamp?
It can be difficult to bring a new, healthy habit into our already jam-packed days. It might be impossible to imagine squeezing one more thing in. Luckily, light therapy is something that can be easily woven into the activities that you already do. There’s no need to overhaul your rituals—just turn on your HappyLight® and soak up the light your body needs to function at its best.