7 Mental Health Hacks to Prepare for a Long Winter

Don’t let your mental health suffer this winter. This winter will be unlike any other. Not only are we going to have to contend with unpredictable weather conditions (seriously, I wouldn’t be surprised if there is a winter-cyclone-tornado-fire), but a pandemic is raging the globe. So on top of our scheduled seasonal depression, we willContinue reading “7 Mental Health Hacks to Prepare for a Long Winter”

Avoiding Seasonal Affective Disorder

This winter, follow these tips to avoid SAD. Seasonal Affective Disorder is no joke, especially to those of us who live in the North. Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD), is also known as winter depression. It is characterized by a lack of energy, depression, lost of interest, sleeping issues, and changes in appetite or weightContinue reading “Avoiding Seasonal Affective Disorder”

How to Have More Energy During Cold Months

The struggle is real when it comes to maintaining energy during winter. This is not a typical year. Most years, especially in the North, February is brutally cold, and brings on feelings of depression, seasonal affective disorder, and general lethargy. It’s in the 60’s today in New England however, but given the recent pattern ofContinue reading “How to Have More Energy During Cold Months”

Knowing the Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder is no joke, especially to those who live in the North. Even though most of us don’t like to admit it, every year the change of seasons often brings with it some symptoms of depression. Every winter the days get shorter, the sun starts to hide its face, and we all startContinue reading “Knowing the Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder”