The arrival of autumn affects our mood, however, does not affect equally all the legs. While most people do not show apparent changes, some people may have less energy or even have mood swings. These mood swings can sometimes turn into seasonal depression .
One of the main factors influencing people is the decrease in sunshine hours and intensity, which can affect mood regulation. Another main factor is the return of the holidays. The decrease of pleasant activities has a significant influence on the emotional state of the people.
How to adapt to the changes involved in the fall?
When returning from vacations, it is advisable to plan activities in the fall to prevent these symptoms. Some of these activities could be: exposure to sunlight, regular physical exercise, encouraging interpersonal relationships and leisure activities.
The decrease in solar hours and the intensity of light causes an increase in the production of melatonin , but exposure to light decreases its action. Therefore, light therapy , ie exposure to sunlight, is a good choice for those who have less energy and / or mood swings.