Blocking Blue Light For Better Sleep
Most of us are aware of the harmful light that is being emitted from our phones, but did you know that it could be impacting your ability to get to sleep and stay asleep for longer?
Gain More Meaningful Sleep
If you are looking at your phone before you go to sleep or as soon as you wake up, blue light blocking techniques and products can make a huge difference in your ability to gain more meaningful sleep.
There are so many simple and easy ways that you can start improving your sleep instantly, and blocking out blue light is one of them. Today I dive into some sleep hygiene tips that you can do effortlessly to improve your quality of sleep, reduce headaches and ultimately feel better every day.
Do the effects of blue light play a role in how you interact with your devices? Share your blue light blocking techniques with us in the comments on the episode page.
On Today's Episode
- One of the easiest things you can do to improve your sleep tonight (11:44)
- Breaking down the problem of blue light and why you should be avoiding it (13:40)
- How blue light can interfere with your brains signals and regulation (15:45)
- Easy things that you can do to block the blue light and make your sleep better (17:05)
- Which blue light glasses you should use to get the best results (18:47)
“We have so much stress in our lives as it is, and the shoulding, ‘we should do this, we should do that, I need to this, I need to do that’. Maybe if we started asking ourselves what we want to do, what we feel compelled to do, what we like to do, then we would not be so hard on ourselves.” (10:18)
“If getting more sleep has been a challenge for you for lots of different reasons, do the sleep hygiene stuff, because some of it is one and done.” (13:19)
“The light that we get from the sun, that white light on that visible spectrum, that light has a huge component of the blue wavelength. And the blue wavelength of that light tells our brains to be alert and awake.” (14:57)
“Let's try and manufacture perhaps a more natural cycle of light or a more natural flow of light throughout the day given that we are living in a digital world.” (18:27)
“If you are really looking for an easy way to make a difference, start to wear amber glasses.” (21:29)
Resources Mentioned In This Show
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