Surviving This Year's Seasonal Depression
BY BLENDED STAFF
Depression is not easy to cope with by itself and it can get even worse once the winter rolls in leaving the days colder, shorter, with less light, and overall excruciatingly somber. It’s no surprise, then, that more than 15 million Americans suffer from seasonal depression.
As aforementioned, depression is not easy to handle whether it is seasonal or general. This is especially true when it comes to handling it alone. Blended compiled responses from people who experience seasonal or general depression in order to share their methods in combating the overwhelming thoughts, feelings, and actions that may arise as a result of the seasonal change towards colder weather. Here are their personal coping mechanisms, we hope they can help you or someone you know.