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  •  Long walks in the sunshine can be very helpful (2+ / 0-)
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    but weather can prevent that for many of us. I have learned after moving to northern Illinois that Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is very real. If your friend lives in a place with long winter nights (or constant cloud cover), SAD may be a contributing factor. Symptoms usually build up slowly in the late autumn and winter months. Here is a link to more information. I now have light therapy lamps on my office and home desks.

    "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's the thing you know for sure that just ain't so." Mark Twain

    by Expat Okie on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 09:18:32 AM PST

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