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Rare Case Of 'Seasonal' OCD Highlights Complexity Of Condition

Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak Boxe Published: 02/26/2015 09:54 AM EST on LiveScience A rare case of "seasonal" obsessive-compulsive disorder in a woman in...

How To Tell If It's Seasonal Depression Or Just A Bad Mood

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living

It may be light out a little bit later now, but we're still in the last leg of winter (thanks for nothing, Punxsutawney Phil). The frozen season often...

9 Ways To Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living

By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn Do dark, chilly days make your mood cloud over this time each year? You're not alone: Roughly 10 to 20 percent ...

This May Be The Biggest Upside To Aging

Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.03.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Ever since I was in my early 20s, you could set my mood-ometer to the fall weekend when we changed the clocks back. Losing an hour of daylight at the end of the day pushes me into the SAD zone -- I suffer Seasonal Affective Disorder.

The Most Common Types Of Depression

Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kirstin Fawcett for U.S. News To say Rachel Hargrave has experienced "depression" is a bit simplistic. Thirteen years ago, Hargrave -- now a 32-...

Winter's End

Cara Dixon | Posted 03.14.2013 | Religion
Cara Dixon

Though the wind blows and the clouds loom, we must trust that the sun is not gone and that seasons will change soon, that the new life hidden from our view will soon burst forth, that the radiance of spring will beckon us to focus on Life and that which we know to be true.

'How I Got Through The Winter Blues'

Nathan Blansett | Posted 04.13.2013 | Teen
Nathan Blansett

Sometimes we're afraid to admit that we're sad, that we're anxious, that we can't do it all. Sometimes it's hard to admit that we just want to go home and crawl into bed, put a Taylor Swift record on, and shut our eyes.

9 Ways To Fight The Winter Blues

Posted 01.19.2013 | Teen

They call it the winter blues for a reason. In the depths of January and February, when it's cold and gray and dark outside, it's easy to get caught u...

Do You Get The Winter Blues? (POLL)

Posted 01.11.2013 | MarloThomas

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Are The Holidays Bringing You Down? 5 Tips To Counter Seasonal Hurdles

Lisa Firestone | Posted 02.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

No matter what is causing our "winter blues," it is important to stay on our own side and have faith that these moods can and will pass. To fight these battles, we must believe in our own resilience, in our ability to tolerate pain and to overcome the inevitable hurdles life brings.

The Best Ways To Beat The Blues

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

It's very hard to stay "blue" 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People have to work hard to do that, which is good news. You have the power -- even if you're experiencing the blues -- to get relief if you want it.

Daylight Saving Time Ends: How The Time Change Affects Your Sleep And Mood

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living

Sunday, November 4, marked the end of Daylight Saving Time this year, and unlike the springtime transition in March, turning the clocks back an hour i...

5 Keys To Busting The Autumn Blues

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

When it comes to seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or just being negatively affected by less light and shorter days, this is a great opportunity to get your ducks in a row to stave off a depressive slide.

Another Winter Of Discontent? Reclaim Your Sanity In 10 Steps

Natalia Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Rose

If you are among the many for whom the New Year has already lost its sheen of hope and rejuvenation, this post's for you.

Understanding Your Emotional Calendar and the Seasons

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

With the build up to Christmas over, all that remains are the days until the New Year makes its entrance. This time can be equally stressful, but It doesn't have to be that way, says Harvard Medical School's Dr. John R. Sharp.

S.A.D Or Just Sad? 7 Signs Of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Most everyone feels a little melancholy when the days are short and cold. For some people, seasonal change brings with it something more serious tha...

Boost Your Mood With These Happy Foods

Leisa Naples | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leisa Naples

There is not much we can do about the winter weather, but there are things we can do to boost our moods during this time of year that don't involve an extensive amount of time and money.

Mental Recession: Like Manna From Heaven

Liz Spikol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Liz Spikol

As a mental health journalist and someone who suffers with bipolar disorder, if there's one thing I know, it's how to solve a "mental" crisis.