Can you Overdose on SAD Light Therapy?

There are so many studies that tout the benefits of using a light therapy device to treat SAD, sleep problems, jet lag, and more. But a common question that is often asked is can you overdose on light therapy? The short answer is no… However, the benefits of bright light therapy don’t come ...

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

There is a major difference between how much sleep you need versus how much sleep you get.  In other words, just because you’re getting enough sleep to function, doesn’t mean you’re able to function at 100%. To determine the actual amount of time you spend sleeping each night, you must ...

8 Ways to Increase Deep Sleep

Before we discuss the ways to increase deep sleep, we must first answer the question...what is deep sleep? Scientifically speaking, deep sleep is the third stage of non-REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. It is often referred to as “slow-wave sleep” as this is the stage in which your brain waves ...

How Do Sleep Trackers Work?

In a perfect world, we would all get the necessary 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night and wake up each morning feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.  In the real world, many of us suffer from a mild, or perhaps more severe, case of sleep deprivation (AKA not enough sleep). One way ...