Sunlighten, Inc.

Shining light on infrared technology, Sunlighten® is the #1 choice for personalized infrared light treatments.  Since 1999, we have been committed to innovating wellness products and services that empower our customers to improve their quality of life.  Our patented Solocarbon® technology rejuvenates the body by delivering the highest dose of infrared energy to the body - proven up to 99% effective.  Our technological innovations are fueled by our passion to make a difference. And we are building a global community of businesses, consumers, and trusted experts to support each other along the way and make the world a healthier, happier place.

How Infrared Therapy May Reduce Holiday Stress and Depression

Holidays May be Difficult for Some in 2020 If your family is one that typically gathers for the holidays, traveling to celebrate with generations by sharing favorite recipes and meals, opening gifts, and spending time with one another, this year may look different. Even favorite outdoor winter activities you might have enjoyed as a group, like skiing or ice skating, may not be possible either due to closures or capacity limitations. In fact, because of widespread COVID-19, public health experts are recommending we all rethink the many holiday traditions that usually provide comfort and companionship at this time of year. …

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Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy Spotlight

The self-care trend isn’t going anywhere, in fact, it’s only growing. More and more people are taking ownership of their health in more natural ways with wellness centers like Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy. One of the growing trends is natural pain management and recovery. Services such as cryotherapy (cold therapy) and infrared sauna therapy are popping up more and more throughout the country, and for good reason. Cryotherapy is used for achy muscles and inflammation, as well as speeding up recovery time, reducing pain, and recovering from surgery. Cryotherapy exposes the body to freezing temperatures that range from anywhere …

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5 Ways to Supplement Sunlight Exposure

Sunlight Benefits for Body and Mind Scientific research is shedding new light on the many benefits we derive from being exposed to the sun’s rays; something our primitive ancestors naturally took advantage of. But as the human race has evolved, many of us have gotten further and further away from the sun, quite literally. We live and work inside climate-controlled environments and wear clothing and sunscreen that covers or protects most of the body from the sun’s harshest rays. While that protection is important, so is sun exposure and the many positive benefits it confers on the body and the …

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How to Reduce Health Risks from Smoke Exposure

According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the 2020 fire season is one of the most devastating to date. By the end of the first week of September, California had recorded more than 7,600 fires and roughly 2.3 million acres had burned. Wildfires in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington are also causing record damage to communities across these states, destroying thousands of homes and property in their paths. While burned-out homes, vehicles, and forests are the obvious signs of the wildfires’ destruction, it’s the secondary impact of the flames, namely smoke, that’s causing concern not just in the …

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Self-Care Hacks for Busy People

September is National Self-Care Awareness Month! Yes, you read that right. In our technology-driven world, we are accustomed to being “on” and available 24/7 that we actually need to raise awareness about taking care of ourselves.    This initiative was started by Evolve to Live to remind us that simple self-care is essential to our longevity. We are so consumed with deadlines, schedules, and endless inboxes, that we forget to do basic things like eat and breathe.   At Sunlighten, we want to change the way the world thinks about wellness and are committed to empowering others to live healthier lives, which is …

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Hot Yoga at Home

Attention all hot yoga and Bikram yoga fans: sometimes the fast pace of daily life prevents us from fitting in our regular yoga workout. Fortunately, Sunlighten has a variety of home saunas, such as the mPulse eMPOWER and Signature IV, that are easily configured to allow ample space for a single person to pose …whenever you want, in the comfort of your own home. Even our one-person and two-person models can provide enough space for some static hot yoga poses. Listed below are eight poses you can do in any Sunlighten cabin sauna. All benches are removable to make additional space for …

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Maintaining a Healthy Mind in Uncertain Times

If you’re stressed about the pandemic, you aren’t alone. According to June 2020 data from YouGov.co, 46% of Americans say they’re “very worried” or “fairly worried” they could suffer serious illness or death from COVID-19.[1] Health anxiety is perhaps the primary stress, but other stresses are significant too. The fear of losing your job. The fear of relatives contracting the coronavirus. The fear that your childrens’ education will suffer. Significant chunks of the global population are feeling these fears, and many are caused by one thing: Uncertainty. Nobody knows what’s coming next, or when and if things will return to …

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The Benefits of Sweating

Sweat is something most of us are uncomfortable with. Sweat is often seen as embarrassing and unhygienic – despite being a perfectly natural body function that all of us experience. In spite of its perception of being unclean and therefore unhealthy, sweat is actually beneficial for our health. Don’t believe us? Read on to discover some health benefits of sweating. Body Detoxification The skin is one of the largest organs in the body. It is also an important part of your body’s natural detoxification process – and sweat is the vehicle that your body uses to carry harmful toxins out …

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Tips and Tricks to Boosting Your Mental Health

Daily life with the COVID-19 pandemic has increased stressors—stressors most Americans have no experience dealing with. In fact, in a review of 3,166 papers examining the psychological impact of quarantine on mental health, 24 of which were included in an article published in the Lancet in March 2020, most studies reported negative psychological effects from quarantine including post-traumatic stress symptoms, confusion, and anger. Stressors included longer quarantine duration, infection fears, frustration, boredom, inadequate supplies, inadequate information, financial loss, and stigma. Some researchers have suggested long-lasting effects1. According to a report from the pharmacy benefit management company, Express Scripts, between mid-February …

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Spring Detox Tips for Your Body and Home

Stuck at home because of the recent stay-at-home orders issued in communities across the nation due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Look at the bright side. This is a great time to take stock of your health and do a “spring detox” for your body and home, reducing the impact of the long winter months and the stress we’re all under right now. Here are some tips that can help you take charge of your health today, and rid your body of toxins. Body and Mind 1. See the sun? Get some. With spring officially here, the days are longer and …

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