Changes in mood and emotional ups and downs are natural parts of life. If you’re struggling with a low mood and lack of motivation, you may wonder if what you’re feeling is just normal or something more serious. Here are some ways to tell the difference between an emotional slump and clinical depression. An emotional slump is often situational. Maybe there are some sad or stressful things … Continue reading How to tell the difference between an emotional slump and clinical depression
Do the short white and gray days, and long black nights of winter give you the blues and sap your motivation? You may be struggling with SAD. Check out these tips to protect yourself from the winter blues.
Often when winter rolls in and the dark, cold, shorter days begin it can really affect your mental health. Some individuals may suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder and may find though their mental health can be fairly good during the year, the winter may bring sadness, low energy, irritability and other negative symptoms. Others may … Continue reading Seven Ways To Cope When Winter Takes a Toll on Your Mental Health
What is SAD? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. It is sometimes known as winter depression because symptoms are more severe during the winter months. Symptoms often begin in autumn as the days start getting shorter and is usually more severe during the months … Continue reading 8 Physical Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder
The name for the color that tinges the depression that dogs me today comes to mind unbidden as I struggle through the heavy air to finish one more mundane chore, to start one more load of laundry. Mourning. I sabotage joy by mourning things I have not yet lost.
Seasonal affective disorder also known as (SAD) or winter depression, comes and goes in a seasonal pattern.