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Dealing with Depression – Do You Have the Winter Blues (S.A.D.)?

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Kristina Alexanderson

When family and friends come together, we try to put on our best face at the gathering, despite any negative feelings we may be experiencing.

With winter holidays, conditions like depression and seasonal affective disorder (SAD) often get tucked under the rug.

What is SAD, and Do You Have It?
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Feeling sleep deprived? Try Shutting Down Your Senses

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Sleep loves consistency. Having a set bedtime and waking time is one of the quickest tickets to a better night’s sleep. But if your schedule is erratic, you can try to create some regularity with a simple pre-sleep routine.

The more you relax all of your senses, the more you’ll convince your reptilian brain that you’re in a protective bubble—and get yourself in the state of mind for deep, stress-free sleep.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.