Skin Detox Regimen: Sauna + Dry Brush

Sunlighten infrared therapy is an amazing tool for well-toned, healthy, great-looking skin.  After all, it is one of the biggest anti-aging trends in the celebrity world.  There is nothing like the glow I get after a Sunlighten sauna session.  But as the summer comes to an end and the air becomes crisp and dry, I feel my sauna skincare regimen needs a boost so I’ve incorporated dry brushing.  Dry Brushing is an easy and effective way to boost your detox session and give your skin an even more radiant, healthy glow. Dry brushing affects one of the body’s largest and …

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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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How Sunlighten Saunas Benefit Families Living with Autism

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children in the U.S. have autism.[i] As many believe that there are environmental components to many neurological and behavioral health conditions, the detoxification benefits of infrared sauna use are often sought after by both parents and health care providers of children on the spectrum[ii]. Heavy Metal Detoxification Heavy metals such as mercury, lead, copper, and cadmium have been identified in many children on the autism spectrum.  These heavy metals are known to negatively affect the metabolic detoxification pathways in the body and impair its ability to excrete …

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How Muscles Grow During Sleep

Everyone has bumbled through a day at work because of a poor night’s sleep. Unfortunately, lack of sleep does more than making your eyelids droop. It affects all aspects of your health from your blood pressure to appetite. When you’re trying to build a healthy lifestyle and improve your physique, lack of sleep can get in the way of building muscle. Are you amongst those who put off getting the rest they need? Maybe it’s binge-watching Netflix or scrolling through social media late into the night. You may have good reasons like work obligations or a full family schedule. You …

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Sunlighten Spotlight: ReCover NYC

The biggest trend in fitness this year is not the workout itself, but the recovery afterwards.  Ahead of the trend is ReCover studio in midtown Manhattan, the city’s first studio dedicated to recovery. ReCover NYC provides science-backed modalities that not only recover from neuromuscular imbalances, but systemic imbalances as well. Systemic imbalances interferes with cognitive functions, stress management and detoxification. At ReCover, they focus on the “Who, When and Why”. They ask the question, “Why are you here? What are you looking for?” With this information, they create a plan independent of what your life demands are and help you create …

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Ways For You To Celebrate National Relaxation Day

Some days are perfect for unwinding and that’s certainly the case on August 15th. Even though the calendar says it’s only Wednesday, we say it’s time to kick back and relax and take some time for you. After all, National Relaxation Day comes but once a year! And if you’re like the staggering number of Americans who feel more stressed than they did five years ago, you may be in need of a break. To help you unwind we’ve put together some tips and tricks to calm down, free up your mind, and release the stress. Surprisingly, relaxation is more …

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The Quest for True Health with Ashley James

“Doctors don’t heal people, people heal themselves” is the most radical lesson I have learned in my life. In my teens and early twenties, I went to western medical doctors for my health issues and only felt worse as a result.  The MDs I saw were great at handling acute issues, like infection and pain, but later my health would deteriorate further. The doctors would overlook the root cause of the matter and instead treat the symptoms with drugs. The western medical doctors I saw would function like feckless firefighters treating the smoke and not addressing the burning fire. Soon …

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Alive & Well Podcast: The Benefits of Infrared Products

Recently, Connie Zack was interviewed as a guest on the Alive & Well podcast regarding how to benefit your health with the use of infrared saunas and Sunlighten products. A few things she talked about: How infrared Sunlighten saunas can encourage healing and other healthy benefits. Various health benefits of Sunlighten products and what you can expect. How combining acoustic resonant sound and infrared technology can put your mind and body at ease. Listen to podcast. Below are some highlights of the conversation: How Can Infrared Benefit Me? “We want people to be proactive about their health. We want people …

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In Celebration of PRIDE, we talk with Sunlighten employees about what this movement means to them

Sunlighten Celebrates LGBT PRIDE! Happy Pride Month! At Sunlighten, we are committed to innovating wellness products & services that empower you to improve your quality of life. We are want to make a difference by making the world a healthier place. That is why we celebrate PRIDE month.  Our wellness community is all inclusive and we believe that being your best self begins with being your true self. In our Overland Park, KS headquarters we are celebrate all kinds of diversity everyday.  During the month of June we have focused on celebrating LGBT Pride and the achievements that so many …

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Sleep Cave Hacks – 8 Ways To Sleep Easy

Sleep can be an elusive trickster. Just about in the snore zone, and the sleep transition moment slips through your fingers like sand. You find yourself staring at the ceiling. For many, it is our brains that are the pesky bedmate. The moment we lie down our brains start one long run-on sentence.  “Wanna think about stuff? Did you call the electrician? What if you don’t remember in the morning? Do we need apples? What are Catskills?” Not being able to fall asleep is frustrating, and lack of sleep can negatively affect our health in dozens of ways. Anxiety, depression, …

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