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SAD: How to Cope When the Gloom Creeps In

Ask An Expert – Seasonal Affective Disorder: When it’s More Than Just “Winter Blues”  As the light of summer sun fades, the days get shorter and many make their daily commute to and from work in the dark. It’s no wonder, then, that the gloom of depression can descend upon

Ditch Blue Monday with Random Acts of Kindness

January 16th is the third Monday of 2017, aka Blue Monday — the most depressing day of the year. However, many experts, including the Canadian Mental Health Association, say there is no scientific evidence to support that any one day causes more sadness than others. In fact, there is fear that

Sunshine Matters More For Your Mental Health Than You Think

There’s this special time of year that always gets me a little down – and I know I’m not alone. It’s actually happening right now. With the leaves becoming soggy on the ground rather than colouring the trees, Halloween now a fading memory, and the holidays just a little too

New Study Finds That Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Might Just Be a Myth

As winter continues to trudge by the gloomy days become far too common; making it very difficult to like this weather. In fact, for years this crummy weather and lack of sunshine have often been held accountable for making people feel really bummed out. This is known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a mood disorder that