Winter Blues

8 Tips To Beat The 'Winter Blues' | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Living

As the winter blues starts seeping into our lives, it's clear that "the most wonderful time of the year" is sadly behind us. And whether you enjoyed a festive-filled staycation or a trip away to see family, it's normal to find yourself in a bit of a funk during the winter season.

These Gifts Will Instantly Lift Your Mood

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 01.09.2017 | Canada Living


The Good News About Seasonal Depression? It's Treatable.

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Living

About 15 per cent of Canadians get the "winter blues."

11 Ways To Give Yourself A Mid-Winter Boost

Jen Lawrence | Posted 01.29.2017 | Canada Living
Jen Lawrence

Even if you started off the year with a heart full of good intentions, it can be hard to maintain your enthusiasm. To celebrate the fact that there are still 11 months left to make this your best year ever, here are 11 ways to give yourself a mid-winter boost.

5 Ways To Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

RelaxNews | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada Living

For many, the winter blues are a real thing.

How to Stay Positive in Winter

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Living
Charlotte Singmin

It's February and Canadians are feeling the cold. But what if instead of complaining about the cold or contributing to the general hate on for winter we kept our complaints to ourselves and focused on all the other stuff, the good stuff, on everything we have to be grateful for?

Five Easy Ways To Kick Winter Blues to the Curb

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

Join a gym or set one up in your house. Set a regular exercise routine and stick to it; put it in your weekly calendar. Often we feel more lethargic or uninspired because we feel a sense of not accomplishing much. Working out is a great item to check off on your to-do list, and has proven results in improving our state of mind, and of course, body.

Why You're Feeling 'SAD' During This Time Of The Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Living

The days are getting darker, the weather is chillier, and you can't help but feel a little sad about fully heading into winter. But you should check t...

I Want To Watch Olaf the Snowman Melt and Die

Kathy Kaufield | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada Living
Kathy Kaufield

We've been trapped inside by icy concussion-inducing, deathtrap snow. I'm like a bear in hibernation, except I'm adding to my fat rather than living off it. I feel like I'm in some kind of dreary winter-induced coma. My youngest didn't wear socks to daycare during the last snowstorm, and I didn't even notice.

Beating the Winter Blues in Wine Country Niagara

Laila Eman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Living
Laila Eman

For all my Sagittarian, Capricorn, fellow Aquarians and Pisces who dread the cold winter line ups, and are sick and tired of feeling old when bumping into friends' younger siblings at the local pub, I have an alternative option for you to consider from your friendly neighbors in Niagara: WINERIES!

Combating the Winter Blues

Dr. Sara T | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Alberta
Dr. Sara T

Having always lived in a place where you experience the changing seasons, I appreciate that every season brings something new. Spring welcomes growth, summer welcomes warmth, fall welcomes vibrant colours and winter....well, it welcomes snow, cold and short days.

3 Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

When winter is in full swing, all those dark, frigid days can give you "the winter blues" -- mild depression that can cause low energy and waning moti...

5 Sexy Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

2 For Couples | Kate Drummond | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Living

Oh baby, it's cold outside. With a mix of gloomy (and freezing) weather conditions, extra layers of clothes and all that shovelling one has to do,...

Getting Through the Darkest Month Of the Year

Natasha Koifman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

January can be a tough month for many people. Once the early optimism of fresh-starts and resolutions has faded, many feel like they've been unceremoniously dumped in the darkest month of the year. But I think it's a month you can make whatever you want. Here are some tips for avoiding those January blahs.

Five Ways to Ward off the Winter Blues

Natasha Koifman | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

Every season in Canada has its positive side, but we all have one season that's more difficult for us -- whether it's summer's blistering heat, or winter's cruel cold. For me, it's the short, dark days of fall and winter. Here are some of the ways I stay positive and happy when the thermometer starts to dip and the sun's rays begin to wane.