Category Archive: Depression

Beating the Winter Blues

Posted by on February 24, 2018

About 20% of people experience mild to moderate feelings of the blues during the late fall and winter months. In its more serious form, this is referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder. Long nights and short days can make you feel like you never see the sun. Some signs you might have the winter blues include sadness, low energy, lethargy, anxiety, social withdrawal, excessive sleeping, or loss of interest in things you formerly enjoyed. When you notice any of those feelings kicking in, it’s time to take action. Here are some tips for beating the winter blues: Try to get outside at least 20 minutes a day during the winter months,…

Top 10 Picks for Best Motivational Books

Posted by on December 6, 2017

I've complied a list of my personal favorite motivational/self-help/psychology books. There is literally something for everyone on this list! Give them as a gift to yourself or someone else and start making positive changes and living the life you want to live TODAY! "10% Happier" by Dan Harris After having a nationally televised panic attack, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes. A lifelong nonbeliever, he found himself on a bizarre adventure involving a disgraced pastor, a mysterious self-help guru, and a gaggle of brain scientists. Eventually, Harris realized that the source of his problems was the very thing he always thought was his greatest asset: the incessant,…