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What Is Seasonal Depression Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Seasonal Depression.

Bad Mood Busters: 35 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Mood

We all feel down sometimes. Whether your issue is a symptom of chronic depression or just a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is key to feeling better and living healthier. There are a variety of options that can help improve you...  Read more

Bust Your Bad Mood with Exercise

Some days, I am just in a mood. I don’t know what you call it, maybe stressed, bored, lonely, angry, sad, anxious, or tired. I call it "getting into a funk." When it happens, I have allowed my circumstances to dictate my attitude and...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain...  Read more

The Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Many of us might say that being less active in the winter is the normal cycle of life. A less peppy mood may be typical in this season, but for some people, cold weather and lack of sunshine bring on more than the usual winter blahs. It can bring on...  Read more

5 Secrets to Winter Health and Energy

My monthly weight loss support group sat around looking rather dismal at the first meeting following an unexpected autumn snowstorm.  Winter was arriving sooner than anticipated, and my group voiced worrying thoughts about how they'd st...  Read more

i am back again why do i leave?
Updated 7/16/2014 9:07:20 AM

Been awhile but always come back to spark people. The only place that seems to help me. I have hoped this since I have breast cancer others on here might be able to help me. Meaning I am unable to do A lot o strenuous exercise. But on a goo...  Read more

I am hoping to find support.
Updated 7/13/2014 8:21:41 AM

Hi everyone! Back in March, I stepped on my bathroom scale and was shocked (kinda) to see the numbers 287 come up on the screen. I was sad that I had let myself reach almost 300 pounds. I mean 300 pounds!! It was then and there I knew had to do some...  Read more

I am new and have a goal
Updated 7/10/2014 3:21:40 PM

Hello, I am a new member of this website. I hope to find the support needed to battle my weight . My goal is to lose 60 - 70 lbs and to lower my cholesterol level . I hope that I will succeed this time....  Read more

Am I the only one?
Updated 7/11/2014 11:44:18 PM

Who *likes* DOMS? I'm sure some will think I'm crazy, but it makes me happy to feel that soreness 24-48 hours after my yoga class (it's usually closer to 48 for me, but anyway). I know I am always doing good things for my body even when I don't...  Read more

Maid of Honor Bailed - Am I being catty?
Updated 7/13/2014 8:48:38 AM

My maid of honor bailed out of my wedding party because I don't have her children apart from it. She said she needs to do what is right for her kids. She doesn't want to leave them alone while I get married. She thought that she might be able to hold...  Read more

Don't Give In

I have a tendency toward depression and I am learning to not follow the thought pathway that moves me there. I was eating too much to help fight depression. Now I am trying to walk, meditate everyday and not give in to the thinking of depression....  Read more

Coffee Drinker!!

I read that yellow coffe mugs give you more energy. So i tried it. I learned that if I drink a cup of coffee in my yellow mug.....decaf or not it will give me more energy. I have seasonal depression and since yellow is bright like the sun it will act...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

8 Ways to Bust the Winter Blahs

For many people, cold weather and a lack of sunshine can bring on a mild depression known as the ''winter blues.'' People that experience the ''winter blues'' will generally lack motivation and energy. Others may even...  Read more

5 Ways to See The Bright Side (It Can Help You Lose Weight!)

Seeing the brighter side of things not only makes life more pleasant but can also help you lose weight. Emotional eating is one of the major causes of spinning out of control with food. If you could control your thoughts, maybe you could control what...  Read more

summer seasonal depression

I am not a happy camper today. perhaps it is all this rain and gray that has me not feeling myself, life just is at a place where I am just sad Perhaps one day things will fall into place in a positive way but for now I just don't like it...  Read more

The usual seasonal depression

Yes, it's that time of year again. For some reason, I get really REALLY depressed in the fall. The last couple of days I've been such a witch. Every little thing sets me off and all I want to do is sleep and hole up away from everyone. It's not T...  Read more