Colder weather, shorter days and more time spent inside can leave the most cheerful people feeling low. Every winter from October to April, 11 million Americans can experience seasonal affective disorder or SAD. Which means If you’re suffering from winter depression, you’re not alone. No matter how mild or serve your winter depression can be, the changing weather can feel overwhelming. Thankfully, there are several things we can do to combat these symptoms of seasonal affective disorder.

Here are some tips to help you keep a brighter mood during winter blues:

1. Get Lots of Sunlight Everyday: The main cause of winter depression is the lack of sunlight, when you’re cooped up indoors during the cold months, you’re not getting enough direct sunlight exposure, even if it’s cold, make sure to go outside.

2. Stay Healthy: Working out even in the winter will improve your mood. Aim to get some form of exercise 3-4 days a week. This will help with winter weight gain and the endorphins can help stave off depression. Try to avoid food that make your feel sluggish, stock up on fruits and vegetables.

3. Socialize: Even though the cold days make it temping to hibernate, socializing with other is good for your mental health and wellbeing. Even if you don’t feel in the mood to go out, force yourself to socialize because it will lift your mood.

4. Find help: If the symptoms of your winter blues are mild or serve, therapy can be a helpful way to cope with challenges. It can also be a good idea to talk with your family doctor if you’re experiencing depression and other seasonal affective disorder symptoms.

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