If the colder weather and darker days are getting you down, you’re not alone.The "winter blues" is defined as a short period of time when a person may feel down or not like themselves due to weather changes, like in the fall and winter when daylight hours are shorter, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The winter blues are more common than you probably think. Even in more mild climates, like in California, getting less mood-boosting sunlight can have dramatic effects on our moo and outlook.
So what can you do to beat the blues when the short, dark days are getting you down? Here are a few ideas to combat the winter blues this season: