HAVE A STRONG DAY.® || Mental Health and Wellness

WEATHER GOT YOU FEELING SAD? HERE’S 4 MOOD BOOSTERS.

  • By Lloyd Sarte

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a combination of biological and mood disturbances typically occurring in the autumn and winter months. SAD is characterized by recurrent episodes of depression, hypersomnia, carbohydrate cravings and weight gain.

About 5 percent of the U.S. population experiences SAD, with symptoms present for about 40 percent of...

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BREATHE RIGHT: INHALE. EXHALE. REPEAT.

  • By Lloyd Sarte

he act of breathing seems incredibly simple, but doing it properly can be surprisingly complex–and of vital importance to your clients’ performance.

HOW IT WORKS

The average person’s lungs move about 0.5 liters of air with each relaxed breath. That amount can jump to 3 liters during vigorous exercise.

When you inhale, air travels through your nose and mouth and on through the pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and smaller and smaller tubes called ...

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