Blue Light Blockers

It’s essential to understand (at least just a little) how Light interacts with our biology.
As it is somewhat less ‘tangible’ this topic is often met with anything from confusion and disinterest to scepticism.
So let’s start by acknowledging that the FULL spectrum of visible light is important.
There’s just some context to it.
‘Blue Light’ gets its fair share of criticism and advice to avoid at all costs – but that’s a little skewed and bizarre given its role and requirement in human biological function.
So we don’t really need to be ‘against’ or ‘versus’ or in fear of blue light. Yet understanding it in our environment could be quite valuable to any goals we have.
I suppose Burying our head in the sand is one way to avoid Blue Light! But I prefer to get clarity, insight and a balance of information.
After all – The Sun is the greatest source of Blue Light for us here on planet earth.
It supports our circadian rhythm and releasing of hormones, among many other functions.
Yet – there’s been an explosion of exposure in terms of the amount of ‘artificial’ blue light most of us are subject to. LED lights, fluorescent lights, screens, devices etc all contribute and at all times of the day, whether the sun is ‘up or down’.
Again – this is not one-sided or all ‘bad’. There is balance in the benefits and advantages of the development of these technologies.
However – certain levels and timings of exposure can interact with our biology, which fundamentally influences our function and could impact our wellbeing.
So definitely worth a consideration, some creative troubleshooting, asking some questions and lifting our head our the sand to turn over some stone to see what we find.
Before you think gadgets and blue light blocking glasses, consider how you could adjust the levels, duration, types and timings of artificial blue light exposure.
And how of course, you could enhance your exposure to natural sunlight.
Perhaps this is all the change that’s required.
Beyond this, yes, there are plenty of gadgets and bits of kit you can invest in.
If you do go for blue-blocking glasses then consider the value in having a daytime pair and a night time pair.
*Never wear when driving. You’re blocking visible light.*
In some ways this is just good practice and we’ll address it at the right time with all our 1-to-1 clients.
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