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Benefits of Sunshine

Sunshine is a very important part of everyday life and many people don’t get enough of it. No matter what the weather is like, getting outside for at least 30 minutes a day can provide many health benefits. One of the¬†obvious health benefits provided by the sun is vitamin D. When someone has a vitamin […]

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Preventing SAD

When the seasons start to change, Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms start to present themselves. For someone that suffers from SAD, you’ll want to make changes before symptoms start in order to prevent your depression from setting in. Here are some depression prevention ideas to ward off those unwanted SAD symptoms. Light Therapy – a light […]

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Foods To Boost Your Mood

When suffering from depression, like Seasonal Affective Disorder, boosting your mood is very important. Light therapy is a great way to give you more energy in order to combat those SAD symptoms, but eating right is also key. Here are the best foods to boost moods: Chia Seeds Walnuts Salmon Seaweed Oatmeal Spinach Dark Chocolate […]

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The Many Names of SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that tends to hit during the short cold days of winter or the long hot days of summer. There are many different names for Seasonal Affective Disorder: SAD Seasonal Depression Winter Blues Winter Depression Summertime Sadness Summer Depression No matter what you call it, Seasonal Affective Disorder […]

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Winter SAD vs Summer SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder is very common in the fall and winter while summer SAD is not as well known. During the cold fall months, many people start to feel signs of depression including sleepiness, eating lots of carbs and not having the energy to get out of bed. Then, when the flowers start to bloom, […]

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