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how light affects health
Bright Ideas

Light is integral to human life. Our exposure to natural and unnatural sources of light significantly influences our daily lives and our overall health, including our emotions, productivity, sleep patterns, sight, and even the choices we make. We know it’s important, but why exactly does light have such a huge impact on us? Let’s find out. The Impact of Illumination Our circadian rhythms, or internal body clocks, are directed by light. Light signals to our bodies and brains when it’s time for us to wake up, when we should feel alert or tired, and when it’s time for bed. As

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how to properly light bedroom
Bright Ideas

Given that the average person will sleep for roughly one third of their life, your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your home. It’s a respite for you to relax in, and it deserves more than a little of your attention when it comes to lighting design. Since light is one of the driving forces behind our circadian rhythms (our daily cycle of sleep and wakefulness), properly managing it in the space where you rest your head is all the more important. Here’s how you can ensure a properly-lit bedroom: Lighting Zones While it’s generally not recommended

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