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Quick GuidesAug 2, 2021

What is SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)?

For many people, the dark mornings and short days of autumn and winter trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder, or more commonly known as SAD. You may find you stop feeling like your normal self during the winter months and become affected by the dark mornings and shorter days – this is often referred to as ‘winter blues’ or ‘winter depression’.

Research PapersJul 31, 2021

Sleep Research Papers

Research shows how light therapy - particularly bright light - can be used to phase advance (shift earlier) or phase delay (postpone) the time of sleep and waking. This makes it useful for all sorts of sleep disorders such as those explored below.

NewsMar 6, 2021

Spring Forwards on Clock Change Day

This year's clock change falls on Sunday, 28th March. Our country's "roadmap out of lockdown" has us all hoping that, unlike last year, we'll soon get to properly enjoy the extended daylight hours and evenings spent outside with our nearest and dearest.

NewsJan 1, 2021

"Light is Critical for Your Health and Wellbeing" - Sleep Researcher Reveals Top Tips on How to Thrive This January

InterviewSep 7, 2020

Finding Your Balance This Season by Sara Jackson from SJ Health

Research PapersMay 18, 2017

Seasonal Affective Disorder Research Papers

Research PapersAug 23, 2016

Dawn Simulators vs Bright Lights for SAD

Dawn simulators - also called wake-up lights - have a valuable role to play in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) according to the latest research led by medical researcher Dr Konstantin Danilenko. The research is published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.