Navigating Seasonal Affective Disorder and Winter Stress

As the days grow shorter some of us find ourselves grappling with more than just the colder weather. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can cast a shadow on our well-being, impacting our mental health during the darker months. Recognizing the Signs SAD often sets in with the decrease of sunlight, even in sunnier regions. It can occur from October through April, coinciding with the start of the holiday season. Symptoms include a lack of energy, feelings of hopelessness, difficulty concentrating, heightened irritability, and challenges in achieving restful sleep. Combatting the Winter Blues: 1. Full Spectrum Lighting: Integrate full spectrum lighting into…
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