When you're ready for spring, but it can't come soon enough.
Anyone else get the winter blues?
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a real thing.
What is it?
It's simply a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons.
What are some of the possible symptoms?
*Feeling depressed most of the day, nearly every day
*Losing interest in activities you once enjoyed
*Having low energy
*Having problems with sleeping
*Experiencing changes in your appetite or weight
*Feeling sluggish or agitated
*Having difficulty concentrating
*Feeling hopeless, worthless or guilty
*Having frequent thoughts of death or suicide
What can we do about it?
>Get outside and get some fresh air
>Take Vit. D 3 supplements daily
>Get light therapy
>Try some relaxation techniques such as yoga or tai chi
>Try guided meditations
>Listen to music
>Check out art therapy
Whatever you do....don't suffer alone.
Any other thoughts? Please share!!