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Why do I always get really depressed during the winter?

I never wanna do anything, I always feel super tired and sad..

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Many people experience the same symptoms, due to lack of sunlight ... you can get special sunlamps to help

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Yeah, its not really the sunlight, it can be sunny and I'll still feel the same way because of the coldness .
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It''s called SAD SunLight afffection Disorder.

As mentioned, sitting for an hour a day under a sun lamp helps. Also, try to get out and take a walk whenever you can to increase your natural sunlight exposure. You get vitamin D from sunlight. Let it shine.
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BurningGirl
who is this guy?
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you talkin' to me willis?
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Yep
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That's me. TractorTug. Why?
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Not as much sun

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I hate coldness too lol
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@Jessica- I feel the same way-cold, dark, and dreary; winter makes me depressed!
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I hate it! I miss Florida.. lol.
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I want to live in Florida, or any sunny place where winter does not exist, lol.
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I feel that way year around <_>

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why do you feel like that year around?
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BurningGirl
because I'm broke.
And ther's nothing really to do around here <_>
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well like you have no money?? how old are you maybe a job could help you?
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There's hardly any sun and it's very cold. A lot of people get seasonal depression.

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I'm glad I live in central Florida I love the mild winters here. no snow,ice,sub freezing weather,blizzards,black ice, sub zero weather and windchills. I done with all of that for good.

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I used to live in Miami.. now I live in a tiny town in upstate New York..
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The lack of sunlight might have something to do with it. You need to learn to embrace winter and winter activities. Snow and ice are not to be avoided. They are great opportunities for fun such as sledding, cross country skiing, ice skating, etc.

I, for one, am a avid geocacher in winter (www.geocaching.com/about)

Unlike my other geocaching companions, I enjoy geocaching in winter more than summer. There is no poison ivy to worry about. There are no biting insects. Underbrush leaves are down to make spotting the container easier, and there are no leaves on the upper canopy blocking a GPS signal.

All I need to worry about is keeping warm enough (which is easy enough for me to do with layers) and thin ice (when everything is smooth and white, you never know where land ends and water begins and I have found out the hard way).

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Thanks!
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