Favorite circadian and quantum lifestyle products in 2024
Accountability journals, blue-light blocking tech, and high-quality food for your climate (USA) + All my podcast interviews from last year
One of the things I love about teaching Circadian and Quantum biology is that so much of it is Free. You don’t need to buy anything to have a Brighter day; you just need to go outside and take off your shoes. The Sun and the Earth will be there, ready to embrace you. Young or old, rich or poor… unlike so much in this World, with Nature, there is no discrimination. Have you taken the time to uphold your side of this relationship lately? Humans around the Globe and throughout Time have woven many rich Tales based on the miracle of Life. This new story of Circadian and Quantum Science is really just a modern adaptation of the most classic Romance of all time: how the Sun and Earth came together to miraculously beget all Life.
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In today’s post I offer some products you can buy—because even though neither sunlight nor darkness are for sale, awesome people have made other awesome and helpful things you can buy that do support this lifestyle.
I believe each of these items can truly help with nurturing your circadian and quantum biology.
Everything in this list is something I have used personally and can absolutely recommend to support a circadian and quantum wellness lifestyle.
Some of these here have also been requested by readers and clients—such as a list of my favorite Azure Standard products and where to buy blue-blocking tape to cover up refrigerator lights.
This has taken a long time, maybe too long, to put out, but here we go and better late than never, right? I’ll still have to create some follow-up posts about things like nnemf readers and clothing for the whole family that is free of endocrine disrupting chemicals. So go ahead and subscribe if you aren’t already so you can get these upcoming guides and other resources to support your circadian and quantum wellness:
Be accountable to your circadian day—this lifestyle does come from circa diem after all
First up, journals, planners and trackers. Here are my favorite 3 trackers to support this lifestyle with accountability:
Nature-based Morning Sunlight and Outdoor Activity Tracker: https://www.1000hoursoutside.com/trackers
The 1000 Hours Outside community is mainly for parents, but even if you don’t have school-aged children, the concept is pure gold from a circadian standpoint. They have physical trackers as well as an app. I got the journal for my kids last year, and it has been beautiful to watch the mandalas get filled in, and fun to heard the stories and go down memory lane with the kids as they remember what the weather was like and what adventures they had in the seasons of the past year.
Cyclical Menstrual Tracker and Planner: https://www.moonseeds.love/
This is my second year with Moonseeds, which is created by a good friend in my homeschool community. This year, she even chose to include some of my writing about circadian rhythms! I was proud to see my words in print for the first time. The artwork is absolutely gorgeous, and it makes so much more sense to do fertility/menstrual tracking in a circle than in a linear chart.
Tech-based Activity, Stress, and Sleep Tracker: https://ouraring.com/
My husband bought me an Oura ring when I got pregnant last year, and I used it in Airplane mode all through my pregnancy. It was so fascinating to watch and have tangible evidence for how I was doing with my sleep and activity. I learned a lot about the value of napping in the summer and spending a LOOOONG time in bed during the winter. You can learn a lot about yourself with this tool.
Next up, some resources for fixing up your night lighting
Nighttime light pollution is estimated to disrupt nighttime melatonin secretion in as many as 99% of people living in the USA. But you have the power to stop it inside your own home. Here are some tools:
Sleep lights: Emagine A
These are the first electric sleep lights we experimented with and I still think they are great for several reasons: the light shines backwards (not as bright when youngsters stare at them), they are portable, and they are rechargeable.
Light Bee Flicker Sensor: https://www.sensora.com/lightbee.html
This novel little gizmo turns the flicker of your lightbulbs into an audible sound. We use the Light Bee whenever we have to try a new brand of lightbulb and it has helped us to distance ourselves from “buzzy” light.
Block blue light from your electronics: Lamin-X
Amber films: https://lamin-x.com/search-magic.html?query=amber
We have found many creative uses for these protective films. You can cut the film to size and stick it on all those pesky little lights—for example on your refrigerator, washing machine, air purifier, phone flashlight and more.
If you put it on your phone flashlight like I did, be aware you get your own custom filter on your nighttime kitty photos!
You may have expected to see blue light blocking glasses in this list, but this is a place I am maybe a little different than others educating in this quantum space. Yes, blue blockers can support a short time or acute space, but the gold standard is to have your entire environment set up correctly and to have matched signals on your skin and eyes. If you are interested in glasses, Viva Rays has some great info and products—including prescription lenses that allow UV light to penetrate. Revolutionary! However, for a family, chasing everyone around with blue blockers is really not as simple as giving everyone (including pets and plants) the correct light environment for every-night occasions.
Circadian and quantum nutrition means local foods in the proper season at the correct time of day
My biggest challenge with circadian nutrition is getting in that big, protein-rich savory breakfast. What I have found works best for me is to keep up in the old-fashioned ways. I shop and meal-plan only once a month, and keep my slow cookers going almost all the time. My family loves to eat slow-cooked meat and veggies for breakfast.
Bulk food & home items: https://www.azurestandard.com/
I joined Azure Standard during Oregon’s 2019 lockdown at the invitation of a friend who coordinates a “drop” near my house. Picking up a month’s worth of food, outdoors and mask-free was revolutionary in that strange time. I can’t say enough about how beneficial to my peace of mind switching to monthly, community-based meal-planning has been. Search by zip code to find a drop near you.
Here’s my list of favorite products: Nikko’s Favorite Products from Azure Standard
Community Supported Agriculture: harvie.farm
Get the freshest food by finding a nearby farm to support. In my community, farmers collectively sell their produce using the Harvie website, which offers the ability to customize each week’s delivery in an e-commerce-like platform. This was a great way to get fresh food to supplement the bulk Azure goods. Search by zip code to find a farm near you.
Clay cookers (I adore the stock pot): https://vitaclaychef.com/
This is like an insta-pot, only natural clay! The stock pot is amazing for feeding a large family. I often go to the web and search “xxx recipe vita clay” and find an endless variety of delicious, easy meals.
And more to come!
Like I mentioned earlier in this post, I also have curated lists of amazing endocrine-disruption-free clothing, grounding shoes, skincare products, pregnancy resources and other things that are helpful for living this lifestyle while welcoming a new baby. In the effort to get this list out quickly, though, I’m going to hit sent and follow up with another shopping list at a later time.
Thank you for reading today. None of these items are required for living a circadian lifestyle, and that’s part of the beauty of living in this way. There are so many ways to do it. Finding what works for you and your family is an ongoing experiment. I hope you found something useful here today.
I’ve been on a spree of podcast and IG Live interviews lately, and look forward to seeing some of these new ones come out soon here in 2024. In the meantime, here are some of my episodes from 2023:
The Quantum Biology Collective Podcast:
The Nourished Soul Podcast:
The Quantum Connection Podcast:
Modern Circadian Moms (now Quantum-ly Nourished):
Quantum-ly Nourished II:
Body Motion, Love Mechanics on IG: https://www.instagram.com/tv/C0XYr2-yprF/?igsh=MzRlODBiNWFlZA==
Pacific Birth Institute on IG:
What podcasts or influencers do you listen to, and do you have any suggestions for who I should reach out to about an interview next? Let me know by replying to this email or leaving a comment below.