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Winter Blues

Got The Winter Blues? Here Are Some Simple Lifestyle Changes To Try

Upworthy | Jade Walker | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living

Have you ever noticed that winter-themed films tend to involve frolicking in the snow, ice-skating, and kissing your one true love while the snow fall...

5 Ways to Beat Those Winter Blues!

Christine Carter | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter

Let's try to fight these bitter blues with some intentional steps toward finding light in the dark of winter, okay? I'm going to actively indulge myself with the following choices, and I invite you to do the same if you struggle from the winter blues.

This Small Norwegian City May Hold The Key To Beating The Winter Blues

The Conversation | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.06.2016 | Science

Many dread the approaching winter – the darkness, frigid weather and lower energy levels that blow in along with cold fronts and snowstorms. Inundat...

How To Tell If Your Bad Mood Is More Than Just The Winter Blues

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Feeling down? It may be more than just some winter woes. Seasonal affective disorder, a depression-related condition that occurs during certain times ...

8 Ways To Curb The Winter Blues

Holly Rust | Posted 11.16.2015 | Chicago
Holly Rust

For some, the winter season represents celebrations, family, food and fun. For those who suffer from Seasonal Assertive Disorder, this time of year epitomizes boredom, cabin fever, anxiety and depression.

Seasonal Blues: 7 Simple Ways to Shift Out of Them

Marilyn Tam | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

You're feeling a little blah, nothing seriously wrong, just a little less than enthusiastic about well, everything. A bit irritable and feeling less t...

Winter Is a (Big Fat) Liar

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 05.30.2015 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

Winter drags its massive lumbering heels on its way to meet Spring. Its hair has grown long, its thick woolly layers are tattered and dirty. Spring should be close, should be here, but it's impossible to see.

Don't Flurry! Be Happy!

Melanie Young | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I used to say when it was snowing that the "the angels were brushing their hair." This year, the angels have really let their hair down, giving much of the country a cold shoulder. If hell actually froze ever over it may have been this winter.

Beat the Winter Blues With These 8 Family-Friendly Activities

Laura Usky | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents
Laura Usky

We all have cabin fever and are dreaming of the beach. But here's a list of some ways to shake the cold. Before you know it, you'll find yourself complaining about the heat.

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...

We Get the Winter Blues in the Caribbean, Too

Amanda Walkins | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Those of us who left that frozen tundra behind and moved to the Caribbean are also suffering from the winter blues. And aquas. And greens. And you know what? We're really not suffering actually.

4 Tips to Kindle Your Creativity (Even in the Dead of Winter)

Larissa Pickens | Posted 04.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Larissa Pickens

However I've found being stuck indoors DOES have one advantage: It allows me to finally get working on all those creative ideas that have been rattling around in my head all year. I may grumble about being stuck inside, but I've found winter can be my most creatively productive time.

6 Happiness Tips To Help You Overcome The Winter Woes

Pamela A. Hays | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela A. Hays

I work as a psychologist in a small Alaskan town where winters are long and many people, including myself, experience the winter blues. With my clients and in my own life, I use and recommend the following six strategies for increasing well-being year-round.

Why We Get Depressed At The Holidays, And How To Deal

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living

It's the most wonderful time of the year... well, not for everyone. While images of love and joy fill storefronts, TV screens and magazine pages, ...

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 Gear Shift That Winter Brings

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonya Hamlin

But here comes that annual mercury drop which forces us to confront very different -- and much fewer -- activity choices. Makes us end up sharing a much smaller place in our world, and a much closer, more visible one, indoors, with our co-tenants. And what does that do?

How's My Hair?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 07.20.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

The snowfall was higher than my 9" tall dog Jazz. When we looked out the back window and saw that there was yet another 12 inches of snow on top of the 8-inch base we both felt defeated. T

An Epic Winter, When You're A Kid

Carissa K | Posted 05.07.2014 | Parents
Carissa K

Yes, this winter has been a really long one for you and for me. But for our kids, this will likely be the winter that settles right into that sacred spot of their hearts reserved for only the most special of times.

POLL: Are You Ready For Spring?

Posted 03.03.2014 | Home

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19 Signs You Really Need Some Sunshine In Your Life

Posted 03.05.2015 | Travel

It's bad. You're depressed; you feel sick all the time; you've gotten mean. This has gone way past seasonal affective disorder. You're not just si...

February: Let's Have Some Crazy Fun!

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Bonni Brodnick

There are a lot of reasons why I look forward to February. For one thing, my birthday is on the 3rd, but February is also the shortest month of the ye...

8 Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

Posted 01.24.2014 | Fifty

After the holiday high of family time and festivities, you may find the January melancholy setting in. If you're one of 90-some percent of people, you...

POLL: How Do You Kick The Winter Blues?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

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January Got You Down? What's Up With Blue Monday?

Rachel Busman, PsyD | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Busman, PsyD

A gentle reminder to ourselves to lighten someone else's spirits by making them smile, showing that you care, or sharing a laugh is a lovely way to combat those emotional lows.

Into the Light: The Season for Seasonal Affective Disorder Is Real

Arlene Malinowski, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Arlene Malinowski, Ph.D.

I don't live in Florida or Rjuka, and I have not the time or inclination to erect giant mirrors on Willis Tower. But I am going to proactive. I will be making do right here and staring into the light for hopefully a happy winter.