Shorter days, less sunlight, cold temperatures, and post-holiday stress all have a negative effect on our mindset. Add a global pandemic to the mix, and you’re bound to feel more discouraged.
Seasonal depression affects many people, and if you experience it, know that you’re not alone.
We’ve come up with a few tried-and-true methods to kick that seasonal depression out of your life and onto the curb.
Boosting your mood during the winter months will help keep your study and work habits in check. If you notice classmates or coworkers who are feeling similarly, let them know they are not alone. Offer them a smile and be a part of their social support network.
While this post is more catered to seasonal affective disorder, you can continue these practices year-round. Mental health is extremely important, especially during times of isolation and global disarray.
If you find that you would like to take a more deliberate approach to improving your mental health, here are a few resources you can explore:
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