Why do we suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Hello there! I hope you’re well and getting into the swing of your light routine? Finally, here is instalment number two of my ‘who, why, what, where, when and how’ of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Winter Blues. It’s another long one, but I hope you’ll find it interesting! 😀 In this post I’ll be …

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Winter Blues?

Well, I promised you in ‘SAD basics – where to start…‘ some longer, more detailed posts on the what, who, where, why, when and how of SAD and Winter Blues… and here’s the first of these posts. I hope you’ll find it helpful – do let me know, I’d love to hear your thoughts!  Some …

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SAD basics – where to start?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and its milder form, Winter Blues (also known sometimes as Winter Depression, or medically as Sub-syndromal SAD) affects over a quarter of the UK population*. Does that surprise you? It did me! So even if you don’t suffer from one of these conditions yourself, it’s highly likely that someone close to you …

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Happy New Year!

Wishing you and your loved ones…

Happy New Year 2016 - wishing you an abundance of love, joy and success

However you celebrate the turn of the year, I hope that your year to come brings everything you wish for.

Best wishes for a fabulous 2016

– Neens x –

Happy Winter Solstice 2015… and winter sun break

Good morning! A very, very happy Winter Solstice and festive greetings to you! 🙂 I hope that you’re well and not feeling too frazzled in the run up to Christmas? Well, Winter Solstice is finally here and I’m as always, probably as excited by the prospect of lengthening days as I am by the prospect …

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Leaving on a jet plane…

Hello! I’m heading for warmer and hopefully sunnier climes. It’s the first time I’ve done a winter break this side of Christmas and I’m not sure how it’s going to feel when I get back. But I’m taking the risk!! 😉 Speaking to other people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), there’s mixed views whether a …

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Little Light Room event pilot

For around eight years now I have had a personal vision of bringing light therapy to the public arena to help raise awareness of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Winter Blues and to de-mystify light therapy. I wanted to make it informative, relaxing, social and fun. So I combined my love of tea, cake, crafting …

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