The calendar says "spring." Days are longer. Birds are twittering joyously, emerald shoots peek up from melting snow and spring-new sun shines gloriously. Why then, when the world is coming alive, do I feel blue? Here are reasons, plus spirit-lifters to beat depression or at least balance winter blahs with springtime bliss!
Post-winter lag: Just as you feel jetlag after a time-zone hop, there's a period of exhaustion following winter, especially if you live in colder climates. Give yourself time to catch up. And don't forget the Daylights Savings time change. It take our family a good 2-3 weeks to adjust after setting clocks ahead or back.