How To Come Out Of Seasonal Depression…

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A Holistic Way to Overcome Seasonal Depression

Alexa Erickson via Conscious Life News, source: Collective Evolution

DEPRESSION

Seasons are vital to the progression and evolution of our planet. They also offer humans the opportunity to consciously transition. Spring brings a sense of renewal, while summer is the time of never-ending days, prompting us to remain active, light in our spirits, and open to adventure. Autumn provides us with that easy shift from hot to cold, as we take advantage of utter comfort yet remain lighthearted. It is a true culmination of the year in its entirety. As the leaves change to fiery hues, we wholeheartedly embrace this time. But then winter hits, and people begin harping on seasonal depression.

The shorter days of winter can result in Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, whose symptoms include fatigue, depression, restlessness, and moodiness. But how can we take this time of grounding and slowing down to dig deep into ourselves to express our positivity and footprint in the world in a new manner: one that is different than any other season, but ultimately just as powerful in its own unique way?

Here is one way to ward off seasonal depression.

A Brief History of Colored Light Therapy

A means of restoring balance in the body by applying color to it, colored light therapy dates back to ancient Egypt and was also practiced in Greece, China, and India. In ancient India, the chakra system originated. This system harbors the energy of light in the area of the major nerve ganglions along the spine. The chakras are complete with energy that inhibit the regular flow of light and color in the body, including the nervous system. The Egyptians and Greeks used the Hermetic tradition for healing by means of utilizing colored minerals, stones, crystals, salves, and dyes. Traditional Chinese medicine uses the meridian system to give organs and glands energy through READ MORE: http://consciouslifenews.com/a-holistic-way-to-overcome-seasonal-depression/11104087/DEPRESSION

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