25.04.2018

Adapting to a life in Finland - enjoying the challenge of the midnight sun

Occupational Health Care Psychologist Sari Honkanen's presentation on importance of a good night sleep and how to enjoy the challenges of the mignight sun. The presentation is visible for the University staff portal users only: Adapting to a life in Finland - enjoying the challenge of the midnight sun

Tips for surviving the challenge of the Mignight sun

Light blocking blinds, roller shades and curtains

One way to survive the midnight sun is to buy light blocking blinds or curtains, which are sold in most department stores. The Finnish name is Pimennysverho and you can byu them in a form or blinds, roller shades or regular curtains

Sleeping masks

This is the easiest way to block out the light. The Finnish term is Unimaski and you can find them at most department stores and webstores

Ruohonjuuri: https://www.ruohonjuuri.fi/bambu-unimaski-ecoto-0079625074123

Clas Ohlson: https://www.clasohlson.com/fi/Unimaski-Asaklitt/31-8230

Tempur: http://fi.tempur.com/pientuotteet/matkatuotteet/tempur-unimaski-TFI3006M.html