We live in a fast paced society where getting ahead and ‘doing it all’ are held in the highest esteem. We are constantly on the go. We have fast food chains, that are always promising ‘quicker service,’ and speedy delivery which is now seen to be a positive connotation. However, sometimes we could all benefit from just slowing down. The practice of mindfulness is all about this idea. It teaches the idea of living in the moment—not worrying about the past or present—but in the now.
What is mindfulness?
Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) also known as the Winter Blues is a fairly common occurrence in the fall and winter. It is believed that the decreased amount of daylight during these colder seasons is the primary cause of this disorder, causing a change in serotonin and melatonin levels that affect our mood. The severity of S.A.D. ranges from mild mood changes to mild or severe depression. Read up on five ways you can beat Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder with More Sunlight