Episode #114: How artificial light can cause anxiety & depression + tips to help protect your mental and physical health from adverse artificial light exposure
Published December 19, 2019
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    By now, I am sure you have heard about the dangers of artificial blue light. Almost every day there is a new article talking about how you shouldn’t sleep near your smart phone, or how you should avoid spending more than several hours in a windowless, artificial-lit room, or how you need to be careful how much time you spend in front of a computer screen. Is there any truth to all these warnings? Is artificial blue light really that bad for us? And what is it exactly? Is there anything we do about artificial blue light exposure in today’s 24-hour, technology-centred world? In this episode I interview Andy, the founder of BluBlox, to discuss what blue light is, how it affects our mental health, and what we can do to protect ourselves.   For more information on Andy and BluBlox visit: https://www.blublox.com. And get 15% off your order with code LEAF15   Additional mental health tips and resources:   SWITCH app: https://theswitch.app   Visit my website at drleaf.com for more resources, tips, and tools to help you improve and heal your mental health! And be sure to sign up for my weekly newsletter to get even more mental self-care tips delivered to your inbox weekly and to see my upcoming events (you can sign up at drleaf.com!)   Special offers from our sponsors:   To get your free week trial on Blinkist AND 25% off your subscription go to: https://blinkist.com/drleaf   Get 15% off your ThirdLove order here: thirdlove.com/drleaf   BiOptimizer's Brain Boost Stack Special (Includes the Primergen-M and Primergen-V): Get an additional 20% off from the normal package price with coupon code DRLEAF20: https://www.bioptimizers.com/leafbrain/   Follow me on social media for daily mental self-care tips!   Instagram: @drcarolineleaf Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf Twitter: @drcarolineleaf Youtube: Dr. Caroline Leaf   If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media! For podcast sponsorship inquiries, questions regarding the episode, or topic suggestions please email dominique@drleaf.com
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