Don't let the winter blues make you blue
Last updated 2/26/2009 at Noon
Not feeling yourself lately? Perhaps you’re a bit sluggish, a little irritable, sleeping longer or just feeling a bit down about everything?
Welcome to seasonal depression, or as it’s commonly known, the “winter blues” or the “winter blahs.”
It’s a much more common problem than most people realize, and yes, it can be serious.
Some people find winter weather depresses them enough that it interferes with normal life and leads to severe feelings of depression.
Such cases are known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and can be serious enough to warrant treatment by a mental...