It’s unbelievable how the weather can affect my mood ! the last week has been awesome because the weather was soo great and I woke up everyday with a smile on my face even if I had to review the whole weekend…but today…it’s raining like crazy and all grey…and I feel Blaa..
apparently it’s normal though…
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression, is a mood disorder whose sufferers experience normal mental health throughout most of the year, but experience depressive ymptoms in the winter .
Fall and winter SAD (winter depression)
Symptoms of winter-onset seasonal affective disorder include:
- Loss of energy
- Social withdrawal
- Loss of interest in activities once enjoyed
- Appetite changes, especially a craving for foods high in carbohydrates
- Weight gain (ahah !)
- Difficulty concentrating and processing information (this is the WHOLE year for me)
Spring and summer SAD (summer depression)
Symptoms of summer-onset seasonal affective disorder include:
- Weight loss (yeah right)
- Poor appetite
- Increased sex drive ‘(ah ah !!)