The Effect of Blue Light on Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Aug 9, 2023 3:12:00 PM

Getting a good night's rest requires cooperation and coordination of hormones released from your brain. One of the key hormones required for getting good sleep is melatonin. Melatonin is released when your eyes sense low light. That triggers a cascade of other hormones that help your body prepare for bed.

When this process is interrupted, then you may experience challenges with falling asleep. Disruption can happen when you expose your eyes to high levels of light late at night. Screen from cell phones, tablets, and televisions can contribute to this. Continue reading to learn about the effect that blue light has on sleep, and how you can reduce the amount disruption to your melatonin release. 

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How Going Vegan Can Affect Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jul 14, 2023 10:07:00 PM

The interest in vegan and plant-based diets has increased tremendously over the past few years. From athletes to business professionals, everyone has their own reason for pursuing this new diet. There are a variety of reasons, like beliefs, dietary necessity, weight loss goals, and a genuine interest to see how your body may transform. But did you know that going vegan can actually help you with your sleep? Continue reading to learn five benefits of going vegan. 


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What is a "Tech Tuckaway" and How Can it Help You?

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jul 7, 2023 9:32:00 PM

Putting away technology before bed can be a huge barrier to getting a good night of sleep. Scrolling through bed can create issues with falling asleep due to the blue light that is emitting, and the temptation of continuing to scroll without an ending. 

In order to overcome this, Cara Newhart, the DIY designer of "Never Skip Brunch" created an item called a "Tech Tuckaway". This is an anti-clutter design hack to help hide electronics in the nightstand without unplugging them. 

If your nightstand is cluttered, and your electronics pose a great threat to getting a good night's sleep, then consider using this clutter-clearing organization hack to help meet several needs that you have. 

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