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Winter Sad

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.

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.

Sunny Suggestions For Coping With S.A.D.-ness

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The snow, the ice and the chilled wind keep us inside more than we might like. Some of us, however, are affected more than others. Folks who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder display symptoms of extreme SAD-ness: boredom, depression, exhaustion and burn out.