Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are upon us and we are feeling merry and bright here at Sunlighten! This year’s gift guide was a team effort with hand-selected gifts from Sunlighten staffers.  We hope you enjoy our gifts to inspire a happy and healthy holiday season! For the Wellness Enthusiast  Heat Up Your Gift-Giving with a Sunlighten Sauna When the weather outside is frightful, the warmth of a sauna is so delightful. For your loved ones (and yourself), Sunlighten offers the best quality and most innovative light therapy solution in the world. Our customizable infrared saunas empower users to take control of their …

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Save the Planet with a Healthy Diet

Save the planet with a healthy diet? It may sound strange, but changing the way we eat can improve our health and the prognosis of the planet we call home. A report by the EAT-Lancet Commission says we need to act fast. The group of 37 scientists from 16 countries studied the issue of global pollution for three years. Its January 2019 report says “without action … today’s children will inherit a planet that has been severely degraded and where much of the population will increasingly suffer from malnutrition and preventable disease.” It goes on to say that current farming …

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How To Buy An Infrared Sauna

We know that there are dozens of sauna choices available online. The buying process can be confusing as every brand claims that they are the best. Detox expert, Bridgit Danner, had a lot of questions on this topic and interviewed Sunlighten co-owner, Connie Zack.   What’s Covered:  – The pros & cons of various types of saunas – How saunas help people to stay healthy – Different types of saunas – Types of light therapy – The best materials to use for a sauna – How to choose what’s best for you   Click here for current sale pricing, chat live …

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How Sunlighten Saunas Help Calm Nerve Pain Flare-Ups and other Neuropathy Pain Disorders

I have suffered from chronic pain since 1997 as a result of a skiing injury. My life changed on my last run when I rescued a child from hitting trees. I went through multiple surgeries and no one realized why I continued to be in pain. Ten years later, I visited a doctor at the University of Kansas Hospital where I was diagnosed with RSD/CRPS. Living Through Pain My life was what you would consider “normal”. I was a young adult living in California with two jobs, two dream jobs. I worked as a ski and snowboard instructor during winter …

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Fall Detox Tips to Keep You Warm & Healthy All Season Long

Winter is coming, and you know what that means: cold and flu season. Prepare your immune system to fight back with a fall detox.  A build-up of toxins can lead to a host of common illnesses. Ridding the body of these toxic substances may help relieve symptoms, prevent future illness, and increase overall health and vitality. Here’s what you need to know to about a full body detox, so you can reset your defense system and remain healthy all winter long. Detox Basics What is the best way to do a body detox? There are many ways to detox, and …

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How Infrared Saunas Can Boost Your Immune System During Cold and Flu Season

The cold and flu season is upon us. Despite the advances in biomedical research, there is still no effective prevention and treatment because there are so many different strains of these constantly evolving viruses. In addition, these viruses are everywhere! It is far better to strengthen the immune system so that you reduce the chance of getting sick in the first place. After all, viruses can only make you sick if your immune system allows it. In this post, we will discuss how infrared saunas can help strengthen your immune system for this cold and flu season. How a Fever …

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6 Unknown Benefits of Sunlight

People are inundated with the dangers of exposure to too much of the sun’s rays, but too little sunshine is detrimental as well. Sunlight exposure is thought to increase the release of serotonin by the brain. This hormone is associated with mood boosts as well as keeping people focused and calm. Sunlight also shuts down melatonin, which makes us sleepy. This keeps the body’s day and night cycle regulated. Sunlight further improves health in a variety of ways. 1. Soak Up Vitamin D When people spend time outside, particularly when the sun is out, they are helped in the manufacture …

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Why You Need a Muscle Recovery Plan: Tips from the Experts

One of the biggest trends in fitness is not the workout itself, but the muscle recovery afterward.  Ahead of the trend is New York City’s first recovery studio.  RēCOVER opened its doors in March 2018 and quickly captured the attention of The NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Today Show, and many, many more. When you are first to market and boast that you are “the world’s first fully comprehensive recovery studio”, people start to listen. The first thing we want to make clear is that “fully comprehensive” doesn’t mean simply having more “stuff” than our predecessors. 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 are committed to empowering others to live healthier lives, which is why we support the self-care movement.  Personally, this …

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20 Years of Wellness: Then & Now

This month marks 20 years of Sunlighten and we are truly grateful for the opportunity to help our customers with a quality product that promotes natural healing.  In this fast-paced world, wellness trends can come and go quickly. The world of wellness has transformed since our inception in 1999. Sunlighten began with the mission to perpetuate a shift from disease treatment to disease prevention.  Twenty years later, we are humbled to see that our efforts and the efforts of other like-minded brands and consumers have truly made a difference.  According to the Global Wellness Institute, it wasn’t until the 21st …

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20 Years of Sunlighten

It was more than two decades ago that our brother, Jason Lincoln Jeffers, found healing of his chronic illness from infrared treatments. Charged with a desire to offer that same wellness opportunity to others, Jason started Sunlighten 20 years ago this month. Three years later, we joined him on this journey and haven’t looked back. We started this adventure because we wanted to be part of something we believed in.  We had hopes of starting a business together, but most importantly, we wanted to do something that made a difference in people’s lives.  When Jason asked us to join him, …

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