According to NHS, there are one in three people in UK suffered from “winter blues”. The medical name for this winter depression is seasonal affective disorder (SAD). The figures are still rising in recent years.
People who are suffered it are feel constantly fatigued and lethargic, loss of interest in activities, feel hopeless about the future and even have suicidal thoughts.
“I feel a bit depression especially in November. The time changed at the end of the October. It is a quite sudden change and it gets dark earlier and become wet.
“But Christmas is coming, you can look forward to it. After Christmas, you tend to feel spring is not far.”
“I get used to changing hours. I like playing Xbox games so I spent a lot of hours in winter. Time just goes so quick and there is no difference.”
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“In summer, I can go out and do some reading in the park, but in winter I mainly spend with my friends.
“I do get the winter depress, I am from hot country and I lived here for 13 years but I didn’t get adopt to this weather. I don’t like winter. But Christmas is good, you can go shopping and there are many lights on the street.”
“I leave to work when it’s dark and I go home it is also dark. Basically, I tend to do some nice things like cooking or just sit down, put on the television, and find some interesting books. Put the heating on and enjoy the night.”
I just keep checking my watch, because it looks really dark. Visually looks dark may me pressure that it is night time and it is time to go to bed.”