Do you suffer from the Winter Blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder? It is a form of Depression and Anxiety that happens to some people during different seasons. In a recently published article by the website Anxiety Gone, they explain the Winter Blues this way.
They aren’t called the Winter Blues by coincidence! Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of mental illness that causes a spike in depression and anxiety during a specific season.
Anxiety Gone gives 60 Activities for the Winter Blues aka SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)
Among them are:
- Take a winter walk
- Go for a drive and enjoy the light festivals
- Head to your local cafe for a seasonal drink
- Go sledding
- Try snow shoeing
- Have an at-home spa day
- Get a massage (touch alleviates anxiety)
- Treat yourself to a mani-pedi
These steps are essential to a person who suffers from SAD, and if you or someone you know does, then I would highly recommend you read this blog post here.
If you live in North American, then enjoy your winter and be appreciative that spring is around the corner. Don’t forget the Spring will come.