TAG: Sleep

Why Modern Lighting Is Bad For A Good Night’s Sleep

Why Modern Lighting Is Bad For A Good Night’s Sleep

When people decorate a room, things like furniture, textures and paint color tend to stand out. However another element that is significant, but possibly overlooked, is the lighting. Proper lighting is a necessity for functionality, but it also has another important use. A recent article in Psychology Today gives a great overview of depression, sleep habits, and how an unexpected culprit, contemporary artificial lighting, comes into play. As humans, we are pre-dispositioned to be active during the day and at rest during hours where there is a lack of natural light. Though our internal rhythmic clock has not completely abandoned… read more

Better Sleep

Better sleep practices

Sleep is a big part of our daily lives. Whether you have a sleep pattern down or constantly crave more, a few changes in your sleeping space can make for a healthier and more relaxing slumber. For one, stop energy zappers in your bedroom. If there are too many electronics and plugged in items dangling around, they are draining energy and your sleep. It is hard to get shut eye with all kinds of incessant or blinking lights in the room. Also, don’t make rest quarters a docking station for things that need to be charged. This will make it less… read more