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Winter Blues

6 Happiness Tips To Help You Overcome The Winter Woes

Pamela A. Hays | Posted 01.30.2015 | 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 12.04.2014 | 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 | MarloThomas

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19 Signs You Really Need Some Sunshine In Your Life

Posted 02.06.2014 | 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 | MarloThomas

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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.

LOOK: The Quickest Cure For Your Stressful Winter Blues

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

This Simple Desk Addition Will Unlock Your Productivity

Posted 11.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

Cabin fever is creeping in, bringing with it all manner of winter ills, including colds, boredom and lack of productivity. But an ongoing body of rese...

LOOK: Why We Need Spring -- Now

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Women

Anyone else having that caught-between-undesirable-seasons feeling? Or is that just us in New York, where it's snowing six days before Easter, and the...

5 Ways to Make Your Winter 'WOEs' Fly Away

Rob White | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

What can you do when you're weary of those dark, blustery days? You can remind yourself that perhaps the world's environment is getting to you, but there is something you can do. You can uplift your inner environment.

And The Oscar Goes To... You!

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

The goal of this exercise is certainly not to replace social relationships with a reflective surface -- the literally fatal moment of the Narcissus myth -- but rather to motivate you to get off the couch and engage with others more purposefully, meaningfully, and effectively.

5 Tips For Staying Well During Hibernation Season

Linden Schaffer | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Linden Schaffer

While hibernation is an essential part of some animals' survival strategy, you can stave off the feelings of the winter blues and keep your spirits high by taking care of your body with a few simple wellness tips.

Winter Blues Setting In? Here's What You Can Do (WATCH)

Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and how do you know if you have it? In the video above, Howdini's Denise Richardson talks with relationship ...

WATCH: Dealing With the Winter Blues (SAD)

Brad Yates | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

After the holidays are over and the thrill of welcoming a new year has faded, it's not unusual for the blues to set in. If you find the season bringing you down, I hope this video will help you feel better.

On Beating The Winter Blues

HeartMath LLC | Posted 03.23.2013 | Healthy Living
HeartMath LLC

If we don't manage emotional energy or negative thoughts about the future during this time of year, it can lead to the winter blues. Trying to enjoy the quiet spirit of winter but not being able to can make anyone feel out of step and add to a feeling of isolation.

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...

How To Be Happier In January Than July

Posted 01.21.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Do you suffer from the winter blues -- or something deeper -- this time of year? Here are nine ways to get through the most bitte...

Do You Get The Winter Blues? (POLL)

Posted 01.11.2013 | MarloThomas

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