Hi you guys living in north, tried a bright light lamp?
The dark November isn't my favourite time in Helsinki, today the sun rises at 08:52 and sets 15:25 and the cloudy sky doesn't offer much sun light between. No snow yet, the bright white snow always helps a bit but here by the sea in the Southern-Finland you never know when the snow comes or goes.
The lack of natural sun light can cause all kinds of symptoms like sleeping disorders, I tend to sleep too much and still feel tired. The special bright light lamps have become popular in Finland and a month ago I bought one too. I was rather sceptical first but it really has helped, the day starts more smoothly and feeling less sleepy during the day. I have been using it almost every morning for 30 minutes, while having my breakfast. I think the lamp will be my breakfast company until January, will travel then to Thailand for the real sun therapy
Anyone else who uses the lamp? Any negative side effects?
The lamp I'm using (in english):