Announcing ŌURA + RA OPTICS

Announcing ŌURA + RA OPTICS

At Ra Optics, our mission is to inspire people to realize the unlimited potential within themselves. We believe that health is essential to this process, and that light is the most impactful way we can transform health in the modern world. So, we create amazing products to improve health, using light. Our main product is blue light protection eyewear that protects from the harmful effects of man-made light. As a complement to our eyewear, we are also currently developing the most advanced lighting devices in the entire world.

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August 02, 2022
Matt Maruca Light Diet Waterfall

An Introduction to The Light Diet

The Light Diet is a simple protocol that anyone can use to transform their life with the power of light.

To date, this is the most current and complete version of The Light Diet. Enjoy!



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July 16, 2022
Creating Reality with Our Beliefs

Creating Reality with Our Beliefs

I just finished a week-long meditation retreat with Dr. Joe Dispenza. He is one of my favorite teachers, and one of the leading experts in the  world on the science of the mind-body connection and the impact of changing our brain with practices like meditation.

The best way that I can summarize the general ideas is as follows . . .



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October 12, 2021
Why clear lenses don’t improve your sleep

Why clear lenses don’t improve your sleep

Which lenses are the best at blocking blue light? How can you tell how much they block? Do clear lenses help you get better sleep? Read which blue light glass lenses really work and when to wear them.

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May 05, 2021
Why does sleep change when we age?

Why does sleep change when we age?

Does our sleep change when we age? YES. For many reasons, including the decrease in melatonin production. With lower levels available for secretion, it's critically important to protect the mechanism that activates its release. Learn how.

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April 20, 2021
Do teenagers have a different circadian rhythm?

Do teenagers have a different circadian rhythm?

Why do teenagers stay up late at night? Are they just being defiant teenagers or is there a biological rationale? It's a bit of both, but melatonin definitely plays a role. Learn about these challenging sleep years and what you can do to help them.



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April 13, 2021
Babies: When do they develop a circadian rhythm?

Babies: When do they develop a circadian rhythm?

Regardless of your age, the daily cycling of the circadian rhythm is the same. And just as adults respond to external light, babies react in the same way. Managing their light exposure will help establish a healthy circadian rhythm at a young age.

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April 06, 2021
How does magnesium help with sleep?

How does magnesium help with sleep?

Magnesium is an essential mineral for our health and absolutely critical for quality sleep. We need a certain amount every day and the best source is from food. It's not hard to achieve your recommended daily intake. Read to find out how.

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March 29, 2021
How does blue light affect your melatonin?

How does blue light affect your melatonin?

Melatonin is released when our eyes detect darkness. By exposing ourselves to blue light at night, from screens and light bulbs, our eyes don't register it's night-time so the message to release melatonin is not received. Want solutions?

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March 25, 2021
Can melatonin levels be increased with food?

Can melatonin levels be increased with food?

Melatonin is naturally produced and secreted everyday by our body. It's vitally important for good quality sleep. If you want to know if you can increase your levels naturally with food, read on.

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March 23, 2021
How can you increase melatonin naturally?

How can you increase melatonin naturally?

Melatonin is needed for overall health but is best known as the sleep hormone. Without adequate levels or if its release at night-time is being suppressed by artificial blue light, you will experience poor sleep. Read for easy ways to naturally boost your melatonin.

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March 17, 2021
Is blue light harming my kid’s development?

Is blue light harming my kid’s development?

Are my kids being harmed by too much blue light? Blue light is damaging sleep, moods, and brain focus in the short-term. Longer-term, lack of sleep is detrimental to our mitochondria, leading to chronic illnesses such as cancer and diabetes.

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March 15, 2021