How Does Light Affect Our Bodies?

How Does Light Affect Our Bodies?

Humans are blue-sky creatures; we work best in daylight. In this blog we will discuss and examine the ever-growing list of ways that light affects our bodies and can improve (or worsen) our lives. Exposure to light can affect us in many ways; it helps regulate hormone...
How to use Grow Lights for Seedlings

How to use Grow Lights for Seedlings

Proper seedling care is a foundational aspect of cannabis growing. The seedling stage is the most vulnerable stage in the lifecycle of the cannabis plant- at no other point in the development of your cannabis plant is proper light care more important. In this blog we...
What is the Healthiest Form of Light and Why?

What is the Healthiest Form of Light and Why?

What form of light is the healthiest? You might ask yourself this question when you’re shopping for home lighting- after all, it is something you’ll be around all the time. Certain types of light can affect your circadian rhythm and in turn your overall health,...
Why You Should Care About Human Centric Lighting

Why You Should Care About Human Centric Lighting

Human-centric lighting is changing how we think about light. Indoor lighting no longer revolves around unchanging light sources. Instead, it can mimic the natural light cycle and, in the process, support your circadian rhythm. This allows us to light for productivity...
What is SAD Light Therapy and How Does it Work?

What is SAD Light Therapy and How Does it Work?

A SAD light is usually a portable lighting device used to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD affects millions of people each year, especially in the winter months, when daytime is shorter and we generally receive less sunlight than the rest of the year....
How Does Our Circadian Rhythm Affect Our Health?

How Does Our Circadian Rhythm Affect Our Health?

Our circadian rhythm is best described as the natural cycle of mental, physical, and behavioral changes the body goes through in a 24 hour cycle. Often referred to as our “biological clock”, this system helps to regulate our bodies to function optimally within the...
Blue Light & Sleep: How Does Blue Light Affect Sleep?

Blue Light & Sleep: How Does Blue Light Affect Sleep?

Many of us have heard from our doctors about the importance of putting our phones down before bed. Yet, 90% of Americans reported using an electronic device in their bedroom within an hour of trying to sleep.[1] This is an issue because the blue light emitted by our...