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Seasonal Affective Disorder: The SADs

Seasonal Affective Disorder: The SADs

South Africans are solar powered. We’re used to a hot, sunny climate which means it can be a bit of a shock to the system to move abroad to a new country where the weather is just as unfamiliar as the people. Long, cold, dreary winters and short summers can quickly...
How expats can avoid feeling SAD

How expats can avoid feeling SAD

As Europe heads into the cold, dark winter months, many of its residents start to fall foul of the ‘winter blues’ or as it’s officially known, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). In the UK about 29% of the population suffer from SAD at this time of year, experiencing...
Five fantastic countries for expat sun worshippers

Five fantastic countries for expat sun worshippers

Natural Vitamin D and regular exposure to sunshine are important for the health of any person. Nordic countries that experience very little sunshine in winter report that winter depression, commonly known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), is common, showing just...