Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is being discussed more and more. But what is it? How does it effect me? This article provides some of the answers to those very questions. Light has a great effect on our bodies and influences ours moods and activity levels.
Historically we only ever worked outdoors; two hundred years ago 75% of the population worked outdoors now less than 10% of the population work in natural outdoor light. Whilst this is fine in the Summer months when there are longer daylight hours, in the Winter months, people tend to go to work in the dark and go home in the dark and don’t get to enough natural daylight.