Best Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

Discover the best ways to keep up your energy levels and release those feel-good hormones during winter

People who live within 30 degrees of the equator seldom suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), thanks to long hours of daylight and bright sunshine. But people living further north or south, however, experience SAD symptoms more often, thanks to a combination of dark days and infrequent sunlight. So what can we do? All move to the desert or tropics? Probably not. But booking a winter sun holiday could be a possibility. Treat yourself to a trip away in January or February to give and you’ll have something to look forward to and some much-needed exposure to sun and light. If it’s really not an option, a daily walk, a blast of a light box and a healthy diet should all help.

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