As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, it’s common for many people to experience symptoms of the “winter blues.” For some, signs may include a lack of energy or feelings of sadness and irritability. For others, the “winter blues” may actually be seasonal depression.
Seasonal depression, more formally known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is a health condition that tends to occur around the same time each year as a result of seasonal transitions. Typically starting up in fall and worsening in winter, SAD has been proven to negatively affect people’s mood, sleep, and productivity levels.
Luckily, there are a variety of ways to combat the “winter blues” through self-care. Read on to find out! [Read more…] about Seasonal Self-Care Tips for the Winter Blues