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SAD During Daylight Savings Time


Towards the end of the year, many parts of the country experience a time change – Daylight Savings Time. After the clocks ‘Fall Back’, the days become shorter and we experience much less daylight. Due to the lack of sun exposure, many people start to feel down and depressed – this is called the Winter Blues […]

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Causes of Seasonal Depression


While there are many people that suffer from depression all year round, seasonal depression is something that can effect people during the summer months but it is most common during the shorter days of winter. There are many different elements that can have an effect on someone’s mood but light is the most common culprit. […]

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When To Seek Medical Advice


All over the world, cases of depression go undiagnosed. It is very important to seek medical attention as soon as you start to notice that you don’t feel like yourself. With the depressive symptoms being so varied, it is crucial to seek help before your depression worsens. Light therapy is something that can help treat […]

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Creating A Winter Routine


When it comes to winter, some people love it and some people dread it all year. Creating a daily routine is a great way to finally be able to enjoy those dreaded winter months. If you are someone that suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), then a routine might be exactly what you need. Light […]

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Why Sunlight Is Important To Our Health


Sunlight is one of the most important parts of living a healthy lifestyle. While many people suffer from depression, it is well know that some forms of depression can be linked to a lack of sunlight. For example: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) most commonly occurs during the winter months and that is associated with the […]

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