Reflections

Why it's important to know your chronotype when it comes to work

Why it's important to know your chronotype when it comes to work
The word chronotype isn’t something that hits the mainstream media all that often. In fact, a large number of us probably know very little about wh...

The clock has changed. Again.

The clock has changed. Again.
There is something remarkable about the shifting clocks, in that this daylight saving tradition gets us every time. Is it one hour forward, one hou...

Could beating the effects of jet lag be our next big challenge?

Could beating the effects of jet lag be our next big challenge?
This is a linear narrative that is repeated throughout our history. We invent world-changing technology, adopt our lifestyles, cities and economies...

The future of the workplace is about designing productivity

The future of the workplace is about designing productivity
“The majority of office design focuses on reducing the cost of the space rather than on inspiring people to do better work”, says Despina Katsikaki...

How can technology help us change our habits?

How can technology help us change our habits?
Despite our complex intellect’s desire to make us think that all of our activities are a result of conscious, well thought-through decision making,...

Sleeping in on the weekend isn’t the solution to tiredness, it might just be the cause

Sleeping in on the weekend isn’t the solution to tiredness, it might just be the cause
It’s a common misconception that sleep deprivation during the week can be restored over the weekend. Lay-ins have become somewhat synonymous with w...

7 easy tips to get energised in the morning

7 easy tips to get energised in the morning
As LYS Technologies is working hard to improve the actionable tips and feedback we offer our LYS 1.0 users, we thought to share some of the fascina...

There's all kinds of ways to enjoy LYS 1.0

There's all kinds of ways to enjoy LYS 1.0
With a few weeks behind us since the LYS 1.0 devices made their way across oceans, mountains and maybe even deserts, we are eagerly speaking to use...

We don’t need ‘to do’ lists to fall asleep, we need day and night

We don’t need ‘to do’ lists to fall asleep, we need day and night
A recent study has found that jotting down a ‘to do’ list before going to bed helps to fall asleep faster. In fact, the 9 minute difference (or 15...

How to boost your immune system with LYS this January

How to boost your immune system with LYS this January
Are you familiar with the feeling that in the evening, and particularly late at night, the sensation of being sick from a cold or a flu becomes muc...

Circadian clocks control our sense of smell

Circadian clocks control our sense of smell
“The circadian clock affects virtually every organ system in the body” writes Dr. Leslie Vosshall, a researcher at Rockefeller University who studi...

Beat the SAD away with LYS

Beat the SAD away with LYS
It seems like a few too many acronyms, but SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is a widely common side effect of shorter daylight hours. Many have at...