Lighten up your mood with light.
Studies show the sun doesn’t just help plants to thrive, but humans too.
Ultraviolet light frequencies have been proven to serve up nutrients for our biological, hormonal, and electrical systems—making us experience a general sense of well-being.
Schools with lots of windows report 15 percent faster student progress in math and 23 percent faster reading leaps. So if your mood is less than sunny, spend time in the sun .
Or try brightening your home with full-spectrum light bulbs, such as Otte Lite, Verilux, and GE’s Reveal.
If you can’t get out in the sun enough, explore trying a Vitamin D supplement – which also has Vitamin K – for the healthiest results. But please, 100% check with your doctor first. Be aware that if you do take Vitamin D – most doctors suggest doing so with Vitamin K. The only exception to not taking vitamin K with Vitamin D is if you’re on blood thinners. Vitamin K helps with blood coagulation so it might offset the blood thinning effects of medicines like Warfarin or Coumadin. It’s for reasons like these that I enthusiastically recommend you talk to your doctor about taking any supplement – before just randomly taking it because you read about it on the internet!
Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.