7 ways to treat seasonal affective disorder

7 ways to treat seasonal affective disorder

Every year around November, I start to feel a shift in my mood. The days of going for walks in the sun have been replaced by Netflix, which is not necessarily a bad thing for some. However for others, the lack of outdoor time and diminished daylight can contribute to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). 

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8 immune boosting foods

8 immune boosting foods

The air smells different, the sounds of late September whispering "fall" and a strange sadness mixed with anticipation takes hold of me. Every season has its own charm and while I'm truly a sucker for spring and summer (primarily because I don't enjoy wearing a boatload of clothes and like being barefoot), fall has its own charm and beauty. But the start of fall marks the start of school and the start of school inevitably marks the start of cold season in my house.

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7 signs of vitamin D deficiency

7 signs of vitamin D deficiency

I received some interesting health news earlier this week which provided some much needed insight into why I'd been feeling a certain way lately. 

Aside from my rather busy schedule, I've been feeling tired, moody, unable to focus, kind of down, etc. Symptoms I was mostly ignoring, attributing my relatively busy lifestyle to them. Okay, very busy lifestyle. 

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