Without getting anywhere near the debates about the useful or uselessness of Daylight Savings Time, there’s no denying the shortened hours of daylight that creeps its way into our lives before we start carving pumpkins and doesn’t even think about relenting until we start thinking about Easter chicks.
The Mayo Clinic and The Harvard Health Blog both provide some introductory information on utilizing a Light Box to offset the depression that often accompanies Seasonal Affect Disorder, or SAD. Both also note that these devices aren’t FDA regulated, so caveat emptor. Do your research, and if possible, speak to someone who knows about light therapy. Don’t take this “lightly.”