It happens every year. The falling of leaves and shorter days can give way to a groggy, tired-sadness. Despite the lovely scent of pumpkin spice everything (or maybe because of it), a certain negativity can slowly creep up on us with the seasonal shift. Did you know there’s an actual scientific explanation for this?
“The blues” one might experience during this time of the year is referred to as seasonal affective disorder or SAD for short (oh, the irony!). The change in weather can even alter your appetite and energy-levels. And, for those who may endure depression or other mental illnesses regularly, SAD may make those symptoms worse.
During the fall and winter time, the sun does not come out as often (for some of us, at least). This lack of sunlight can have effects on our body and brain chemistry:
In order to help ward off negative thoughts and manage our mental health, it’s important to balance our brain and body chemistry. There are different pills and medications that claim to help, but carry varying risks.
Why not opt for the natural route instead?
Our new Good Mood Pack is designed with a number for target-functioning natural phytochemicals that can help. The pack works to increase production of melatonin, serotonin, testosterone and GABA (a neurotransmitter that has been proven to affect negative thoughts).
The Good Mood Pack contains some of our best products:
Together, these ingredients work to keep you mentally healthy. And don’t worry, the Good Mood Pack can be used year-round to promote those feel good hormones, and keep you happy and healthy.
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