Signs you may have seasonal blues? 1. Do you oversleep or struggle to get out of bed, even if you get enough sleep? 2. Do you feel lethargic or have poor concentration during the day? 3. Do you have strong cravings for sweets or carbs or gain extra weight in the winter (up to 10-15 lbs.)? 4. Do short periods of sunlight lift your spirits? A yes to two or more of these may be a sign that you are experiencing the seasonal blues.
News: All About the Seasonal Blues
Wintertime means depression for 35 million Americans. Seasonal depression symptoms manifest after the autumn equinox as sunlight hours lessen. Over 80% of people affected are women. Work productivity noticeably declines; relationships suffer.