Are you afraid of the dark autumn mornings? This Lumie wake-up light hailed as ‘the civilized way to wake up in the morning’ is now on sale with £24 off
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While there are many things to love about fall, dark mornings are not one of them. Losing an extra hour of sunshine can ruin our sleep and mood — which is why many of us turn to light therapy alarm clocks.
Rather than relying on your phone to be awakened by sound, a wake-up light gradually mimics the light and color of sunrise to gently wake you up.
If you’re looking for a tried and tested product, but don’t want to pay too much, you’re in luck because the Lumie Bodyclock Rise 100 Wake-up Light Alarm Clock is now on sale for £54.99 (was £79). And according to dozens of shoppers, that makes ‘a world of difference’.
Shoppers have reported that the Lumie Bodyclock Rise 100 Wake-Up Light alarm clock makes a real difference to their morning mood
If you’re struggling with the dark mornings, you’re not alone. Lack of sunlight exposure can cause conditions such as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Also known as winter depression, it can have a serious effect on your mood.
An effective way to relieve the symptoms associated with SAD is through a light therapy lamp. Also called sunrise simulators, they gradually wake you up with brighter light, similar to that of the rising sun.
Lumie is one of the biggest brands in the industry with the Lumie Bodyclock Rise 100 Wake-up Light Alarm Clock one of their more affordable options. And because it’s offered at a 30 percent discount, it’s even cheaper now.
The Lumie Bodyclock Rise 100 uses LED technology to mimic the light and colors of sunrise and sunset for a more natural wake-up and sleep process.
If you often wake up dizzy and in a bad mood (especially in the colder months), this wake-up lamp can be a revelation. The sunrise function lasts for 30 minutes and wakes you naturally at the alarm time when the light is at its brightest.
You set the desired light intensity and wake up with warm or bright light. Better yet, the Lumie clock also has a realistic sunset feature that allows you to gradually relax with a 30-minute fading sunset. This fading light is a signal for the body to produce melatonin ready to sleep so the sunset makes you naturally sleepy.
The 30-minute gradual sunrise wakes you naturally with light, leaving you feeling well refreshed and wide awake
With a near-perfect average score of 4.6 out of 5 on Amazon, shoppers have found a lot to love about the Lumie Bodyclock Rise 100. Users have found it “great for brightening your mood,” with one delighted shopper writing how “I wake up now in a pleasant mood.”
Another impressed reviewer wrote: ‘So glad I bought this. I was a bit skeptical, but it makes such a huge difference and certainly not so groggy in the morning.’
A third raved: ‘I’m having a hard time getting up and this is the first thing that really helped. Doesn’t make you dependent on your phone alarm and it’s a great ritual to put into sunset mode in the evening.
‘I was surprised at how effective the light is (although I use the beep on work days), but the light is nicely diffused and bright, but not stressful to wake up to. It’s also a powerful light to use for reading etc. Plus it looks really good.’