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The Shocking Effects of Under-Sleeping

Are you aware of the awful effects of under-sleeping and the subtle, yet long-lasting implications it can have on your life? Well, most people aren’t.   It’s the 21st Century and we have this crazy technology with us all the time - iPhones, laptops, tablets and easy access to Facebook, Netflix and Instagram. Most people can’t go to dinner without having their mobile on the table, as these things have essentially become an extension of ourselves. However, this technology is seriously affecting our sleep patterns.   A study comparing the Western world’s use of electricity versus the preindustrial societies that functioned without electricity has found a big difference and correlation between the exposure of light and consequential sleep patterns.  ...

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Why Swannies will Change Your Life

Swanwick Blue Light Blocking glasses have been changing the quality of people’s sleep since it was founded by brothers, James & Tristan Swanwick in Los Angeles, California. This blog post ‘Why Swannies will change YOUR life’ is going to enlighten you on how our product works, and how they will help you improve the quality of your life.   The Truth About Electronic Devices Smartphones, laptops, televisions. They’re all amazing, and we have more technology at our fingertips than ever before as a human race. However, due to the relatively new introduction of such powerful devices, the underlying problems haven’t necessarily been highlighted on a wide scale. The problem is when you read your Facebook News Feed before you go...

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How Better Sleep Equals a Better Life

We all know we should sleep more but we often don’t prioritize it and don’t care to compromise on it if need be. However, I’m going to lay down the facts when it comes to getting those precious “Zzz’s” in, and show you how better sleep equals a better life.   If the following applies to you, then take very seriously what I’m about to tell you;  * You’re currently in bed until the wee hours of the morning, trawling through the internet in a dark and dismal haze, because you just can’t fall asleep. * You wake up feeling as tired as you were when you lay down a few hours before and have no energy or motivation to...

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Bedtime Rituals For Better Sleep

People talk a lot about the importance of morning rituals to dictate the success of your day, which is certainly true. However, lest we forget, what we do before we go to sleep can have an equally profound effect on our success (unfortunately, about 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia) - here are the best bedtime rituals for better sleep. #1 Turn Down The Lights Forget a sleeping pill, nature’s sleeping pill is the darkness. Darkness - which is simply the absence of light - gives your body the cue to release the hormone melatonin, which gives you the blissful feeling of tiredness and causes you to unwind. Turning down the lights approximately 90 minutes before you go to sleep...

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Morning Habits For Better Sleep

It is commonly known that the start of our day can lead to can dictate the success of it. People may not realize it, but our morning routines can help us improve our sleep too! Here are the best morning habits for better sleep.   Have a Consistent Wake-Up Time Make sure that you wake up at the same time every day, or at least most days. This is because your circadian rhythm, essentially your body clock, is set to specific times which dictates your body’s release of vital hormones such as melatonin and testosterone. If you have the same wake-up time every day, then this will help you feel fresher when you awaken and in turn, will lead to...

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