Seasonal Depression

Tis the season to be jolly!! That may be true, but for some that is not necessarily the case. Seasonal depression is something many people struggle with. There are studies that show the change in season and less sunlight can trigger seasonal depression, especially around the holidays. Read more here about Seasonal Affective Disorder.

With any type of illness, it is important to know and understand the signs to fully be able to diagnose it. Read here to learn more about SAD symptoms. Along with knowing the symptoms, it helps to recognize when you or others are experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder and how to counteract it. Social Emotional Learning is all about taking the initiative to regain some control after all. Here are some actions that you can take to try to refocus your mind!

  • Tips for Maneuvering Through SAD

  • Refocus your mind with positive affirmations!

  • Surround yourself with positive energy!

  • Count all the things you have to be grateful for

  • Meditate

  • Burn sage or some kind of incense that is relaxing for you.

As always, there is no right way or wrong way to go about handling seasonal depression, and it is understandable that while some tips may help, some may not be successful. The most important thing to remember is that you are never alone, visit crisis center to find out more details on how to be proactive against SAD.

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