Do you secretly wish humans could hibernate for the winter? Do you miss your summer sandals so much that you are detoxing with physical withdrawal symptoms and are considering attending a “Flip Flops Anonymous” meeting? You might have Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD for short if you are simply too tired to spell out the whole thing.
Jozzie Ray artfully blends sass and sarcasm with science to help humans who are living a SAD life. Writing with the mantra that laughter is the best medicine, her humorous perspective is refreshing to this is otherwise depressing topic. Having struggled with winter depression herself, she adds the reality of personal situations and offers practical life advice for humans who would rather just hibernate for the winter.
Ever wonder why you crave carbohydrates in the winter? This Seasonal Affective Disorder survival guide includes current scientific research explained in everyday terms. Clarifying how your brain chemicals work by relating them to Hollywood actors at the Oscars makes this in depth scientific information easy to understand. Truly comprehend the biological causes of SAD and discover the reasons behind why certain treatments are effective in the war against winter depression.
Detailed information about vitamins, supplements, light therapy and prescription medications are explained in a nonjudgmental manner along with other possible coexisting conditions including thyroid issues and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD.
Crawl out of your cave, turn on your light therapy box, and turn a few pages in this enlightening book since humans shouldn’t hibernate.