• Self Care

    Light Therapy for the Winter Blues

    Sunday, January 10, 2021 Written by

    We don’t have to state the obvious and tell you that it’s dark in the Pacific Northwest much of the winter. If the lack of sunshine has you feeling blue, you might benefit from light therapy. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is common in northern latitudes. SAD symptoms include loss of energy, inability to concentrate, […]

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    Addressing the Blue Monday Blues

    Sunday, January 19, 2020 Written by

    The third Monday in January has the dubious honor of being called the worst day of the whole year. It’s known as Blue Monday. Psychologist Cliff Arnall of Wales calculated the depressing date. He factored in the weather, holiday debt, and the end of the holiday season. Then considered that Mondays are the most difficult […]