Sleep is integral to our overall health and wellness. Yet, sleep is often the last thing we prioritize. Continue reading
Sometimes it is hard to explain why in some houses we feel comfortable and relaxed, while in others we become depressed and tired. This phenomenon is not irrational. The reason is that our mood and emotions are influenced greatly by the intensity of lighting. If there is no enough light in your home, it may have a bad impact on your mental and physical health.
Bedrooms are used for much more than just sleep. It’s one of the most multifunctional rooms in the house and that’s why it can be so difficult to find the right lighting for it. The best solution is to have enough natural light and to utilise the curtains as much as you can.
Obviously, this solution isn’t available to everyone especially when it comes to people who live in a crowded urban environment. Nevertheless, choosing the right lights requires some thought, so here are a few things you need to consider. Continue reading
It’s late evening in your house. The kids are finally fast asleep in their beds, and the dog is snoring away in his. You have both had a hard week at work and the need for some quality time is evident for all to see. So what do you do to set the scene? Light the obligatory candles? Use the dimmer switch for your one and only light source? We all understand that subdued lighting can enhance a romantic atmosphere – it is a primordial thing, borne from our history of lighting fires at night. Look no further than the simple candle as an example of this. So, the scene is set. But could you make it even better?
Rest assured, there are countless ways to enhance the lighting in your home (particularly in the bedroom). With imagination, and helpful guidance such as this, every night could become date night if you so wish. Our lives are hectic, sometimes we pass by our partners like ships in the night, just a brief acknowledgment that we know they are there. But it doesn’t have to be that way all of the time. Continue reading