Do you feel SAD and need someone to talk to?
If you find that your mood takes a nosedive coming up to and during the winter months, you may be experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). According to government research as many as 29% of adults experience symptoms, with some experiencing it to a severe degree.
Symptoms can include:
It is not know exactly what causes SAD but it is often linked to a lack of natural light during the short winter days. Some say it is hereditary and runs in your family.
Treatments for SAD include getting as much daylight as possible and exercising. Light therapy where a 'light box', a special lamp simulates natural daylight.
Talking therapies can help by having someone to talk to where your low mood can be explored without judgment or criticism.
Public Health England recommend that we take a daily dose of Vitamin D (the sunshine vitamin), an inexpensive way to treat mild symptoms. Studies have shown that people who take regular vitamin D supplements showed significant improvement in their mood.
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I provide counselling services in areas including Gnosall, Stafford, Telford and all surrounding villages and areas.
As well as face to face therapy I also offer Eco therapy, Online therapy such as Zoom counselling therapy as far afield as London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and indeed the whole of the UK