October 2017

Beat the Blues

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November has arrived and with it comes big pots of soup, rain, crisp mornings, grey skies, a slower pace, and – for some – unexpected emotions like sadness and depression can settle in with the clouds, especially if you experience seasonal affective disorder (SAD). First of all, we’d like to say that “beat the blues” is a catchy title, but it’s not fair to expect that the blues is something you can necessarily “beat”, cure, or fix. Your blueprint is unique to you. Your family history, lifestyle, and chemical make up in the brain can all contribute feelings that are beyond your control. If you feel down, it’s okay. As a society, we are still learning to walk alongside mental imbalance and illness – whether that’s meeting our own states of imbalance, or trying Read More »Beat the Blues