With the cold season in full effect, it’s easy to get caught up in the winter blues. But did you know smart home technology can help combat the blues and other health problems? For anyone working from home or families who spend most of their time indoors, below are some products that can help keep you healthy and productive.
Smart Tunable Lighting
Tunable lighting, also known as “human-centric lighting” means that you can automatically adjust your lighting to match the natural daylight from sunrise to sunset. This helps keep your body’s internal clock, or circadian rhythm, in balance. All of Atomi Smart’s lighting options allow for app or voice control, color-changing hues, a dimmable feature, automation, and the ability to connect other Atomi lights together for a fully-incorporated smart home lighting ecosystem. Tunable lighting brings the benefits of nature indoors so that we can experience the health impacts of warm and cool color hues at the right times throughout the day.
When you wake up, your smart lights can be programmed and scheduled to glow with warm red-yellow hues, mimicking the warm colors of sunrise. This will help you prepare for your busy routine ahead. Similarly, these warm tones mimic the sunset to help you unwind and settle in for the evening. Throughout the day, adjust your color tones to cooler hues. Blue-toned light is known to keep you alert and energized. Blue light throughout the day increases one’s focus, enhances reaction time, and elevates overall mood. Using the right toned lighting at the appropriate time will make you more productive and energized throughout the day and relaxed in the evening, having a profound effect on your mental state and well-being.
The longer your lighting adjusts to match the time of day, the quicker you’ll notice the beneficial effects of maintaining your circadian rhythm. You’ll feel better rested when waking up which reduces fatigue throughout the day. Additionally, your mental state will benefit from tunable lighting. You’ll think more clearly and feel more energized in your work environment. When it’s evening, Atomi Smart’s lights will be warmer and dimmed, creating a resemblance to the sunset or a firelight. This creates a relaxing and comforting atmosphere so that you can sleep soundly at night. All of Atomi Smart’s lighting has the ability to mimic the sun’s range of white light to match the body’s internal clock so you are energized when you need to be and are more relaxed for bedtime
An easy way to improve your health comes down to the air you breathe. For people who spend most of their time indoors, it is hard to receive the fresh air that our bodies naturally crave. Instead of breathing cramped, stuffy air, Atomi Smart’s Smart Aroma Diffuser has a 2-in-1 functionality of combining aromatherapy with a humidifier for physical and mental benefits.
Aromatherapy is more than just breathing wonderful aromas, but also promotes health and well-being. One of the main benefits is boosting your mood. This can be anything from relaxation, calmness, or clarity and focus to increase overall happiness and satisfaction. Using aromatherapy for a few minutes a day is known to improve your mood. Soothing oils help you relax and unwind after a long day, especially when it is paired with another relaxing activity such as a bath or reading. Furthermore, soothing oils can help ease stress and tension in the moment. On the other hand, when choosing an energetic scent, such as citrus, this scent can increase alertness, concentration, and focus. Aromatherapy is an excellent resource to use when working on a big project or task that requires your undivided attention.
Aromatherapy also contains several physical benefits. One of the major physical benefits is helping to clear out your airways. During the winter season when the dry cold can make it harder to breathe, diffusing essential oils is known to clean airways and promote easier breathing. Another major benefit is pain management for aching joints, muscle tension, and soreness. Diffusers can relax the body which, in turn, allows the body to heal. It can also trigger feel-good hormones to reduce the psychological pain associated with joints. Other major benefits of aromatherapy are but not limited to:
- Improve sleep quality
- Reduce stress and anxiety
- Boost immunity
- Improve digestion
- Promote healthy skin
- Improve circulation
The Atomi Smart Aroma Diffuser is also a humidifier which adds moisture to the air for improved health. During the winter season when homes use central heating, the air tends to be drier. Cold, dry air is known to dry out the lungs, nose, and lips, causing problems such as dry skin, allergies, frequent coughing, cracked lips, sinus headaches, and more. This, in turn, can make the skin dry, itchy, or flaky. Using a humidifier to add moisture indoors can help reduce dry skin. Another major benefit of humidifiers is that it reduces the spread of germs, particularly the flu. Many cold and flu viruses thrive in drier conditions so increasing moisture in the air makes it more difficult for these viruses and germs to thrive and become infectious. Humidifiers are also known to help with allergy and asthma symptoms by soothing the nose and throat to loosen up congestion, runny nose, dry throat, and similar. Experience intelligent aromatherapy with the Atomi Smart Aroma Diffuser and control your atmosphere at any time.
Take advantage of Atomi Smart products this winter and enjoy the mental and physical benefits of a healthy body. Keeping your circadian rhythm in check with tunable lighting and improving indoor air with a diffuser and humidifier can help reduce ailments and promote overall well-being.