Posts Tagged ‘Work’


Time Changes


It’s just one hour, but it throws people off of their day when they don’t have it. Daylight Saving Time begins this month and that means the mornings are getting a little darker and everyone will be losing one hour of sleep. This change has a direct effect on everyone’s internal cycles, causing crankiness, rushing, […]

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Fight Holiday Depression


For most people, the holiday season brings the promise of joy, peace and love. But for many, the season can trigger sadness, stress, or even a more serious depression. “Holiday depression is a very real problem for many people,” says psychiatrist Ryan Patel, DO, with Advocate Medical Group – Behavioral Health in Normal. Dr. Patel […]

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How to Overcome the Winter Blues


Boots have replaced sandals, sweaters are covering up beach bodies, and iced coffee is now an anomaly. The dog days of winter are upon us. After the holiday line-up of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, the onset of seasonal depression comes in full-swing. The Winter Blues, formally known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, is a mood […]

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Tips to Beat Daylight Saving Blues


As the days get shorter and winter closes in, many people feel like hibernating. We start sleeping more, eating more and avoiding social contact. The effects can be particularly oppressive for people with depression, many of whom feel escalating dread as the end of daylight saving time approaches. Here are eight ways to keep the […]

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S.A.D. Lights


There are different ways you can reschedule your Sleep with the help of light treatment: The principle behind light therapy for Sleep is that exposure to light in the morning advances the sleep phase, whereas light in the evening delays it. The key is to time light therapy according to your internal clock, not the […]

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