Have you been feeling down since the season changed? If you have, you may be struggling with seasonal depression.
You're probably thinking I sound like a commercial but Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is real. I'll be the first to admit that I experience random crying sprees, decrease in energy, a low desire to be around others, and an extreme difficulty to get out of bed in the morning. While it has its own name, it's natural for your mood to shift along with the times.
It is ok to not be ok.
The best thing you can do for yourself is to recognize the signs and take action. Being the good girlfriends we are, we have gathered a few tips that could you in this seasonal transition.
5. Light Therapy
Whoever thought that light from a box would be a remedy for depression? These Portable Light Therapy Energy Lamps mimic real light to enhance your body's circadian rhythms or body clock. Once this happens, it subdues the release of melatonin, which makes you sleepy. Take half an hour and sit in front of a light box and notice the change in your spirit.
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