Category Archive for: ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)’

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The Summer Blues

While most people relate seasonal affective disorder with the dark days of winter, summer time can also trigger this disorder. In fact, for many people, the summer months are the most difficult: 10 percent of those diagnosed with Seasonal Affective Disorder suffer symptoms at the brightest time of the year. The summer’s brutal heat,bright light, and long days can contribute …

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Are You Feeling Sad or SAD?


I sat down to write this post on a particularly cold and rainy day. I tried to remember the last day I saw a blue sky, felt the warmth of the sun, or enjoyed taking a walk outside. Spring suddenly felt so far away. With this realization, my mood dipped and I noticed a quick succession of sadness, defeat, and …

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