Here’s what you do: Some people are very susceptible to light; others are not. You’ll probably have to conduct some personal tests to find out if this is really worth it. [Link] Published On: 11/11/2020 Duration: 1 minute, 48 seconds Got feedback? They’re not sitting in some dark room. All of these lines of thought led a research team at the National Institute of Mental Health to wonder: Maybe the connection between the clock and external cues of light and darkness gets cut in rapid-cycling bipolar disorder. But now there’s a tiny one, about the size of your hand, the “little blue one”. Everybody needs sleep. Your body wouldn’t know when to go to sleep and when to wake up. These are also the symptoms of bipolar disorder. In part that’s too little sleep itself, but could part of the story be “too much light?” Generally when people are sleeping less and heading toward mania, they’re not hanging out in the dark. Some people are not very affected by our artificially lit environment. What would happen if you didn’t get enough darkness? [Study Link] Published On: 10/7/2020 […], Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window). Then there’s a true “light box”. Crows: Crows are a bad omen, especially if you see one to the left of you. Very interesting. One reader described using a sepia theme on her e-reader, which is very much the same idea, the right idea. Thanks! Those are the two kinds of light receptors in your eye, on your retina. First, sleep and rhythm; and then, darkness and light. Then you might be so asleep during the real day you could hardly get out of bed; getting up in the morning would feel like getting up from sleep in the middle of the night does for the rest of us, ugh. Sleep deprivation is associated with mania, mood swings, and depression. A close second might be an international job like pilot or flight attendant, changing time zones over and over again. Eu caí no mar, mas eu ainda nado em busca da praia, Que suporta a cicatriz do pecado muito profunda. You can use nightlights, actually, but they have to emit no blue light, as you’ll see in the next section. This month the first systemic meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies of ultra processed foods has come out, and we have a clearer picture of what poor dietary habits do to 300,000 people. Genes, Stress, and the Brain It’s the gizmo that sets your biological rhythms every day — when you feel like eating, when you feel like sleeping, when you feel like getting up in the morning. In 2004 Morgan Spurlock decided to see what would happen when he ate a typical McDonald’s meal for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This reset is essential for everyone – not just people with mood disorders – because the average biological clock runs 15 minutes slow. Each morning, light sets the biological clock by shutting down melatonin, the hormone that makes us sleep. But that green light is surely less powerful in this respect compared to blue light, as shown in this graph (I’m saving this information for myself.