Have you noticed the days are getting longer? Just look outside at 5:30pm and you’ll see that the sun is still on the horizon and it is still light outside. Turning the corner on having more daylight is such a welcome change each winter. More daylight brings the hope of spring and warmer weather. However,... Continue Reading →
Daylight Savings: A Reduction of Depression?
It is time again for daylight savings time! No more darkness at 4:30 p.m. for awhile and instead, brighter days and nights for us all. After a long, cold winter in the Midwest, it is a joy to experience some warmth. For many, daylight saving also brings an upward swing for moods all around. In... Continue Reading →
Seasonal Affective Disorder
As the snow and winter draw closer and it becomes darker outside it can be challenging to keep the light and warmth inside of us on. For some this may be the time when they start experiencing feelings of sadness, loneliness, and hopelessness. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is called such due to the correlation between... Continue Reading →