It is important to consult a mental health professional who is qualified to treat SAD, if your depressive symptoms are impacting your daily living. In some cases, cognitive behavioral therapy is more effective at treating SAD than light therapy. In some situations, antidepressants may help.
If you're under a lot of stress, it's having a negative impact on your mental and emotional health as well as your physical health. Just as you can change negative lifestyle habits, you can also change thinking patterns and behavior that make you more susceptible to being overloaded under stress. Stress (the negative kind) occurs as our reaction…