Horizon Blog

Finding Peace this Holiday Season

December 6th, 2019

For many, the holidays are the happiest time of the year as they find themselves surrounded by friends, family, merry music, parties, and sweet treats. For many others, the holidays are a lonely time filled with cold days, memories of those lost, and unaccomplished hopes and dreams. If you are among the millions of people […]

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Are you SAD? Signs you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder

February 19th, 2019

In Western New York, we are smack dab in the middle of winter. Shorter days, cold temperatures, lack of sunlight, and the feeling of being stuck indoors, can make can make nearly anyone feel sad, restless, or depressed. If that’s not enough, sickness from flu and common colds is more prevalent, leading many of us to […]

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How to Control Your Mood When You Can’t Control the Weather

February 5th, 2016

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder that many struggle with throughout the fall and winter months. It is characterized by such symptoms as depression, anxiety, mood changes, problems sleeping, lethargy, overeating, and even social problems. SAD is directly related to seasonal variations of light, and affects half a million people between the months […]

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