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Seasonal Affective Disorder...a Video on the Ins and Outs of SAD

The majority of people at some point in their life experience the winter blues as the seasons change.  Some feel this more strongly and consistently than others; you may consider learning about SAD.  If you are feeling easily overwhelmed with emotions or not quite yourself, maybe it's a time for a check in.  Even just simple measure like getting to bed a little earlier and taking an extra walk in the sunshine can improve your outlook...especially with the often stressful holidays approaching. The key is to not beat yourself up!

Here's a very informative video on some tools to cope with and address SAD. 

Meet Venus Gilley, Provant Health Coach

Welcome Venus Gilley:
Venus Gilley, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and she is excited to bring her experience in nutrition and health promotion to Provant Health and the University of Southern Maine. She will be filling in for Lacey Bouchard. Read more....