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🪶 What does the full moon have in common with a single candle flame?
Most of us know someone who suffers from mental illness, and count ourselves fortunate if we ourselves don't suffer.
Light Pollution and Mental Health
I read a paper linking nighttime light pollution to the rising incidence of mental illness, and want to share it far and wide, because it offers a freely available salve: nighttime darkness.
Here’s the link: Circadian disruption and mental health (2020).
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Have you ever heard about the importance of darker nights? I’d love to hear about it!
P.S. The answer to the riddle is that at night, neither a single candle flame🕯 or the full moon🌕 cause circadian disruption.
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