Sleep and its phases (light sleep, deep sleep, REM-sleep) is a clever counterpart of rest and recovery to daytime activity. It is from fundamental importance for our physical as well as our mental well-being. Detoxification, consolidation of learned things, strengthening of the immune system and processing impressions are just some examples of important processes happening during sleep.
In early summer, days are getting longer, the temperatures rise and still: numerous people suffer under tiredness, listlessness and fatigue. But why?
How do different color temperatures effect our mood and our daily rhythm? Which light suits which area of life? The color temperatures of the surrounding light are called warm white, neutral and daylight white or cool white. Warm white light creates a relaxing feel-good atmosphere. Neutral white light is ideal for a general basic lighting […]
Parents can tell you a thing or two about it: the moon is full and the youngsters become exhausting and often have a bad sleep. Here, you only can prepare to be patient, take a deep breath and hope that this phase is passing by quickly. Speaking of taking a deep breath: Breathing techniques are […]
Melatonin is an endogenous hormone that is produced in the pineal gland. It is a known fact that melatonin is a sleeping- and protective-hormone but it is less known that melatonin is one of the most effective antioxidants as well. A study from Tulane University, New Orleans, revealed how big the influence of melatonin on […]
Light is a very important external impulse generator. On the one hand it is about light intensity and on the other hand about electromagnetic impulses, which are out of the visible light spectrum. One thing is certain: during the day, most people work in buildings, very often on computers. Here, there is clearly too less […]