Let the Sunshine In

The hormone melatonin (which is higher in the evening, to induce sleep, and lower in the morning when the light comes in), responds to the amount of light you receive through your eyes.

With the decrease of light in the winter, our bodies maintain a higher level of melatonin throughout the day, which is why many of us feel tired and get moody during winter days, our bodies think we should be sleeping!

Don't be afraid to leave the sunglasses off for a while and let the natural light in. Take a walk, in the fresh air, and, leave your sunglasses off to get as much light through as possible.

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