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Seasonal Affective Disorder Depression Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Seasonal Affective Disorder Depression.

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The Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Many of us might say that being less active in the winter is the normal cycle of life. A less peppy mood may be typical in this season, but for some people, cold weather and lack of sunshine bring on more than the usual winter blahs. It can bring on...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain...  Read more

5 Secrets to Winter Health and Energy

My monthly weight loss support group sat around looking rather dismal at the first meeting following an unexpected autumn snowstorm.  Winter was arriving sooner than anticipated, and my group voiced worrying thoughts about how they'd st...  Read more

Bad Mood Busters: 35 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Mood

We all feel down sometimes. Whether your issue is a symptom of chronic depression or just a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is key to feeling better and living healthier. There are a variety of options that can help improve you...  Read more

15 Natural Mood Lifters

One morning I awoke and decided it was the perfect day to mix myself a "happiness cocktail." After indulging in my happy hour, I felt more than ready to take on the day! Just in case you’re wondering why a wellness coach is reaching f...  Read more

Depression diet sabotage
Updated 9/23/2016 2:41:04 AM

I have type 2 diabetes and recently injured my shoulder and knee, making it hard to exercise. I've gained some of the weight I had lost back because of this, and now find myself battling comfort eating because I'm depressed from the weight gain and...  Read more

Anybody else fight with depression? I don't mean s
Updated 9/15/2016 10:49:20 AM

Anybody else fight with depression? I don't mean struggle. I mean fight tooth and nail to dig yourself out of a hole that you didn't create only to find yourself falling further and further down? These last couple of weeks have SUCKED....  Read more

Struggling with depression and pain, and no relief
Updated 9/11/2016 4:48:59 AM

Struggling with depression and pain, and no relief in sight. I'm freaking out, I can't go to the ER, at this point they probably think I'm an addict. I'm lost. #panicbutton...  Read more

I've given up. Got stuck. Depression won't let car
Updated 9/10/2016 5:13:34 PM

I've given up. Got stuck. Depression won't let care anymore. I eat even when I'm not even hungry....  Read more

Seasonal allergies suck. Out loud.
Updated 9/7/2016 7:10:55 AM

Seasonal allergies suck. Out loud....  Read more

Natural Blues Busters (continued)

Soothe your soul with music. "Music alone with sudden charms can bind the wand'ring sense, and calme the troubled mind," wrote 17th century dramatist William Congreve. Twentieth century scientists say that's more than a poetic idea. In fact, when...  Read more

What Is Anxiety?

What Is Anxiety?Having this feeling occasionally is normal, but if anxiety interferes with your everyday life, it may indicate a disorder.Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness or unease. Feeling anxious from time to time is normal.Anxiety part of the...  Read more

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Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

8 Steps Towards Busting the Winter Blahs

For many people, cold weather and a lack of sunshine can bring on a mild depression known as the ''winter blues.'' People that experience the ''winter blues'' will generally lack motivation and energy. Others may even...  Read more

5 Ways to See The Bright Side (It Could Help You Lose Weight!)

Seeing the brighter side of things not only makes life more pleasant but can also help you lose weight. Emotional eating is one of the major causes of spinning out of control with food. If you could control your thoughts, maybe you could control what...  Read more