WEBE Wellness: Tips For Beating Seasonal Affective Disorder

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WEBE Wellness: Tips For Beating Seasonal Affective Disorder

Now that’s it’s getting colder, and the days are growing shorter, you might start to feel more anxious or sad – and you’re not alone – you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder.

And there are some ways to make it a lot easier.

First, make sure you keep routines – even just going to bed and waking up at the same day each day will make a difference in how you feel.

Make sure you get light exposure – at least 30 minutes of natural light, or from a light device – and do it earlier in the day for best effects.

Keep up with activities that make you feel better – regular exercise, socializing, and eating a proper diet.

If you’ve taken those preventive steps but it doesn’t help, don’t be afraid to reach out to your doctor – they can check you out, and even recommend additional resources.

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