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Bipolar II

It’s Time for Bright Light Therapy

It’s that time of year when days are getting noticeably shorter and daylight savings time is ending. That means for the northern , the sun will soon be setting around 4:00 in the afternoon with total daylight at less than nine hours.

Winter weather also usually means staying indoors more. Without enough natural sunlight exposure, the risk for seasonal depression increases. Previous research has shown that bright light therapy can be effective...
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Happiness

15 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues


January is considered the most depressing month of the year. The weather is cold and miserable, daylight is in short supply, you’ve got the post-holiday blues (disappointment that the holidays didn’t go well or having a hard time adjusting to work/school after leisurely holidays), and then there are the holiday weight gain and credit card bills that start to roll in. It makes perfect sense that many of us...
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