For decades, as soon as autumn hit, I’d notice depression start to appear.
My mood would basically deteriorate throughout the winter months, and by the time April rolled around, I’d be a mess, barely able to drag myself of out bed in the morning, feeling like a limp dish rag and having gained anywhere from 5 to 20 pounds in 4 months.
Nope, not fun.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects up to 3% of the population each winter, and I am one of those lucky few. Looking back, I realize I’ve lived with it for decades.
But it’s only been in the past 5 or so years that I can say I’ve learned to overcome, and just about eliminate, my symptoms of SAD.
In today’s video, I talk about some of the more common approaches to dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder, which ones I’ve tried personally, and what worked best for me.