When the days become shorter and darker it can be a difficult time of year for many people as the winter blues can set in. Getting enough light is important for our well-being and most people agree that light therapy can be good to try if you are deprived of proper sunlight in the winter months. Light therapy is about spending time in very bright environments during the darker months of the year. It is about creating the feeling and experience with artificial light that your body would get from natural light during the summer months. Light therapy uses rooms that are completely white – all ceilings, walls, floors and furniture. Additionally, special fluorescent tubes and daylight lamps that are designed to mimic natural sunlight are also used in these light therapy rooms. We have SAD light therapy lamps that you can use to give yourself a boost on dark winter days. Why not place a light therapy lamp on your desk at work or at home beside the armchair and get a boost of energy when you need it? Get in the habit of turning on the light for a short while every day during the dark winter months to give yourself some well-needed energy. A wake-up light can also be great for the body as it gradually increases light and follows the body's natural circadian rhythm to wake you up. In the evenings it gradually decreases the amount of light.