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OttLite Teams up with The Kelly Clarkson Show to Support Beauty and Brains Scholarship

Posted by Jessica
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We were so honored to be part of The Kelly Clarkson Show as they shined a big light on the incredible women of Beauty and Brains -- a nonprofit organization based in Chicago, IL. that mentors young women and provides scholarships. So many great parts of the segment, but the part that put BIG SMILES on our faces was seeing the reaction (pictured right) when Kelly Clarkson presented the founders of Beauty and Brains with a $10,000 donation from OttLite. Our hearts are so happy!!!  Here's a quick [Read More...]

Categories: Wellness Series Health and Wellness Video Office Lighting Press



How to Adjust Your Light's Color Temperature to Ease Winter Blues

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Do you struggle with low energy and feeling down during the winter season? It’s common for dark winter days to bring on the winter blues. The decrease in sunlight may disrupt your body's internal clock (circadian rhythm) and lead to seasonal depression.  How can you help your internal clock get back on track? Up the color temperature on your lighting during the day. Bright natural daylight lighting that matches the spectral output of sunlight, such as OttLite ClearSun®, stimulates the production [Read More...]

Categories: Wellness Series Health and Wellness Office Lighting



How to Keep the Holidays Merry, Bright and Healthy

Posted by Jessica
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With COVID-19 adding a new dimension to holiday stress in 2020, staying healthy is an essential part of a merry and bright holiday season. What are some ways to help ensure a healthy holiday season and keep your holiday spirit bright?   Be open to new, safer ways to celebrate. Holiday traditions will look different this year. It’s okay to be disappointed, but be flexible and open to new ways to celebrate safely. Suggest alternative options for safer gatherings. Don’t agree to do something [Read More...]

Categories: Wellness Series Health and Wellness LED Lamps Office Lighting



See Better and Sanitize Your Space with an OttLite Sanitizing Desk Lamp

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In a COVID world, gaining control over the cleanliness of your space is more important than ever. Now you can create a healthier workspace every time you turn on your light with an OttLite Sanitizing Desk Lamp. It’s the first and only desk lamp designed to break down harmful microorganisms at the cellular level (bacteria, fungus and mold). Available only from OttLite, SpectraClean™ visible light disinfection has been shown to kill potentially harmful bacteria like those prevalent on mobile [Read More...]

Categories: Wellness Series Health and Wellness LED Lamps Office Lighting



Kill Germs on Phones and Surfaces with UV Cleaning

Posted by Jessica
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Just how many germs are crawling on your phone and desk? One study showed that the average smartphone is covered in 25,127 bacteria per square inch. On average, people pick up their germ-covered smartphones 58 times per day.  We also spend a lot of time at germy desks. Research shows that two thirds of office workers are at risk of sickness due to dirty desks, which contain 400x more germs than a toilet seat. Quick and easy UV disinfection can help you create a cleaner environment. Shown to kill [Read More...]

Categories: Health and Wellness Office Lighting



Four Easy Ways to Help Your Eyes Age Well

Posted by Jessica
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September is Healthy Aging Month. It's a perfect time to start some new positive habits that can help you lead a healthier and happier lifestyle. Since an important part of aging well is seeing well, focus on these four simple habits to help maintain good eye health as you age:  1. Eat colorful, nutrient-rich foods. Vitamins and minerals with antioxidant functions have been shown to prevent age-related eye diseases. Choose plenty of dark green and brightly-colored fruits and vegetables to reap [Read More...]

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Top Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthier Home Office

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How can you spring clean your home office to increase productivity and promote wellness? Follow these four steps to a healthier office environment:  1. Ban clutter. Messy, cluttered workspaces overstimulate our senses making us feel distracted, anxious and overwhelmed. Piles of paper can be your worst stress-inducing enemy. Tackle those first. 2. Bring in some greenery. Researchers in Japan recently found that looking mindfully at a small desk plant for three minutes can significantly reduce [Read More...]

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Power Through Your Day with a Wireless Charging Desk Lamp

Posted by Jessica
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Want a more convenient way to charge your phone while you work at your desk? We've got a lamp for that.  Create a healthier and more productive workspace this year with a Wireless Charging LED Desk Lamp from the OttLite Wellness Series. These wireless charging lamps are available in a variety of styles and all are equipped with a Qi charging pad to wirelessly charge Qi-enabled devices including the iPhone 8 and above. Each lamp also provides a healthier way to see and work with OttLite’s [Read More...]

Categories: Wellness Series Health and Wellness LED Lamps Office Lighting



How Our Vision Helps Yours

Posted by Jessica
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Why did we develop lighting that comes as close to the natural spectral output of the sun as possible?How does our vision to bring the power of natural daylight indoors help your vision? The answer lies in something 3 out of 4 people experience each and every day: EYESTRAIN. Most of us don't even realize that our lighting is part of the problem. Typical LED lighting is unbalanced, which forces your eyes to work hard to fill in the gaps. Knowing that eyes work best and experience less eyestrain [Read More...]

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Our Top 5 Wellness Lamps to Gift This Holiday Season

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Want to give the gift of healthy lighting this holiday season but not sure which OttLite Wellness Series lamp to choose? Here are a few of our favorite natural light desk lamps that all reduce eyestrain by up to 51% with ClearSun LED technology:  1. The Shine LED Desk Lamp. Featured in both Real Simple and Woman's World, The Shine LED Desk Lamp with Wireless Charging is ideal for a work or study lamp.  2. The Glow LED Desk Lamp. A 2019 National Parenting Products Award Winner, The Glow LED Desk [Read More...]

Categories: Wellness Series Health and Wellness Office Lighting


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