Jan 8, 2017
Wintertime can leave us feeling hollowed out, tired, and disoriented due to longer nights and shorter days, and sometimes those feelings can lead to seasonal depression. For those that suffer with depression year-round, the coldest months can be a very difficult time to get through. As temperatures plunge, its important to take charge of your mental health and be proactive about staying healthy, active, and happy during this difficult time of year.
One of the best things you can do is try to focus on the positive things. If you arent a fan of cold weather and bleak grey skies, consider booking a brief vacation in a warm destination. Wait for sunny days and make plans to get outside and build a snowman with the kiddos, or walk the dog and enjoy the scenery. Doing what you can to promote positivity during winter will help you appreciate it more and will give you something to look forward to when the temps drop. Here are a few tips on how to do just that.
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