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Quick GuidesAug 4, 2021

Light Therapy for SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and Winter Blues

A great majority of people living in the northern hemisphere are affected by the change of seasons and weather this time of year. These effects can disrupt their lives in several ways; they may experience changes in energy levels, sleep, eating patterns, mood as well as general feeling of well-being. The severity of symptoms may vary, putting those affected somewhere on the spectrum of SAD or subsyndromal SAD, often referred to as ‘winter blues’.

Quick GuidesAug 4, 2021

What Causes Acne and How to Treat It?

Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some time in their lives. It often (but not always) occurs during the teenage years, although increasingly it is affecting older people too - more commonly known as adult acne.

Quick GuidesAug 1, 2021

What is SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)?

For many people, the dark mornings and short days of autumn and winter trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder, or more commonly known as SAD. You may find you stop feeling like your normal self during the winter months and become affected by the dark mornings and shorter days – this is often referred to as ‘winter blues’ or ‘winter depression’.

Research PapersJul 30, 2021

Sleep Research Papers

Research shows how light therapy - particularly bright light - can be used to phase advance (shift earlier) or phase delay (postpone) the time of sleep and waking. This makes it useful for all sorts of sleep disorders such as those explored below.

NewsMar 6, 2021

Spring Forwards on Clock Change Day

NewsJan 1, 2021

"Light is Critical for Your Health and Wellbeing" - Sleep Researcher Reveals Top Tips on How to Thrive This January

InterviewSep 7, 2020

Finding Your Balance This Season by Sara Jackson from SJ Health

After the year we’ve had so far, you’d be forgiven for losing your connection to a sense of balance and the ability to tune into your body to find your sense of calm and feel grounded. Living with Covid in big cities as so many of us do in the UK, has often felt like walking an uncertain tightrope, and of course the pandemic itself has affected us all in very different ways.

InterviewJun 29, 2020

Life in Lockdown with Rower Fiona Gammond from Team GB

We recently caught up (virtually!) with Team GB rower Fiona Gammond to talk all things Olympics, lockdown and training. Fiona has been using Lumie lights since last winter to help her with fatigue and improve her mood. In our conversation, we explore how Fiona's life has changed since the outbreak of Covid-19 and the cancellation of Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and what role Lumie lights played in helping her structure her day.

NewsNov 28, 2019

Lumie x Buzzbar: "World's Largest SAD Lamp" Installation in Shoreditch

With the shortest day of the year less than a month away, we teamed up with Buzzbar, a walk-in digital and marketing production service, to create the "The World's Largest SAD Lamp" installation in their window on the main intersection of Shoreditch High Street.

InterviewNov 5, 2019

Mindful Routines and Regular Digital Detoxes: a Day in the Life of Venetia Falconer

InterviewOct 24, 2019

Find Your Flow State: In Conversation with Annie Clarke of Mind Body Bowl

Annie Clarke is the founder of Mind Body Bowl health and wellness blog, which she started following a period of illness and depleted energy. She’s also a brilliant yoga teacher – and you can practise with her wherever you are right now - by flowing along to one of her free videos. Today we catch up with Annie, a long time Lumie user, to find out how does she mange her busy life and what are her top tips for staying healthy and balanced this time of year.  

InterviewOct 1, 2019

London life made bright: meet Zoe & Tom from Wunder Workshop

Quick GuidesSep 2, 2019

Sleep 101: How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Sleep, a naturally recurring state of rest for body and mind and - much like breathing - a basic human need, is crucial in maintaining good physical and mental health. Yet with so many of us struggling to get enough good quality sleep, it doesn’t always feel like it’s a natural process at all!