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Winter Depression

A Guide to Staying Ridiculously Happy This Winter

Thrillist | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Jess Novak Credit: Shutterstock Between the family obligations, the weather, and the nagging feeling that the football team you coached this se...

The Serious Condition That May Be Mistaken For 'Holiday Blues'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living

With Thanksgiving behind us, it's officially the season of holiday cheer -- but not for everyone. For many people, the month of December and the onsla...

'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.

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...

Summertime: And the Living Aint Easy

Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D. | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D.

For those of you with winter-SAD, it is not simply a winter condition -- it is a light-deficiency condition. Any time the light levels fall too low -- even in midsummer -- you are at risk for symptoms.

Practical Tips To Avoid The Holiday Blues

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

The holidays are often a time when folks complain of feeling down or blue. These feelings are real, but most of the time, they are mild and temporary -- not true symptoms of clinical depression.

12 Winter Depression Busters

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

We've officially entered the hard months, the "dark ages" as the midshipmen at the Naval Academy say: the time of the year when the sun disappears and...