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Why You’re More Likely To Feel Low In The Winter

It's freezing in the morning when I trudge to work and dark in the evening when I plod home. But while drizzling showers, occasional thunderstorms, and the bitter wind is making me grumpy and irritable - I'm not struggling as much as some of my patients. For some people, winter months herald the start of [...]

By | 2017-06-26T12:26:41+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How Weird Sleep Schedules Disrupt Our Body Clocks

Much like a clock on the wall, our cells have their own 24-hour timeline. When they're in sync, our body clock may act as a protective barrier against mental and physical illnesses. But throw in some jet lag, a night shift or a bout of insomnia, and suddenly the clock's hands are spinning out of [...]

The Sun Matters More For Mental Health Than We Think

iStock Images More and more, researchers are understanding the affect of the sun on our physical, emotional and mental health. It's the best and most natural form of vitamin D and, if we get too little of it, we are at risk of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). But, a new study reveals that [...]