Blues

Say goodbye to winter blues with vitamin D-rich foods

(BPT) – Winter got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect 10 million Americans, according to Psychology Today. Another 10 percent to 20 percent may have mild SAD. Even if you don’t have diagnosed SAD, it’s not uncommon to have bouts of the winter blues. There are many reasons people experience a […]

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Feel-good lunches: How to bust the fast food blues

(BPT) – If you’re like many Americans, you’ve had days when stress and hunger make you opt for the closest fast food joint for lunch, seeking quick, filling fare you hope will take the edge off. Even though you’ll feel the error of your ways later via your stomach, wallet and energy level, it probably […]

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Mental Health Check: Tips For Beating Burnout, Depression And The Blues

By James Fyfe and Chris Whitworth By 2020 the World Heath Organisation estimates depression will be the second biggest cause of health problems and premature death worldwide. In New Zealand alone 47 percent of the population is expected to suffer from a form of mental disorder during their lifetime, with Maori particularly susceptible. So is […]

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