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Feelgood Quickie: Mental Health and SAD

Feelgood Quickiesad winter blues

SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is a very real issue during the winter months. The short days and lack of sunlight can cause sadness and depression. Paying attention to our mental health is the first step in living a healthy and fulfilling life. Here is a great infographic, via, that outlines the symptoms and treatments of SAD. Regular exercise and relaxation techniques are two of the ways that I find help curb any gloomy feelings that can creep up this time of year.

Have you ever been affected by SAD? What ways do you help to combat it? Feel free to leave any comments, links, questions, or tips and tricks on how to combat SAD!

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Written by Maria

Hey there! I'm Maria Raffaelle and I currently live in Chicago, IL. I have a passion for all things eco-friendly in makeup, skincare, haircare, and fashion. The crafter in me loves to put a DIY twist on beauty too! One of my goals is to help women realize that they are all beautiful; no matter their size, shape, or skin. Let's celebrate the beauty in each of us, together!

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