7 Ways To Be Happy When It Gets Dark Early

Perrie Samotin
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Let’s be honest: There’s nothing fun about the “falling back” portion of Daylight Savings Time. Turning the clocks back an hour means darker days and longer nights, which can often make for a rough transition for some people. The onset of winter can also cause Seasonal Affective Disorder—or SAD—to kick in, a very real condition that affects more than 10 million Americans (75 percent of which are women.) Real talk: When it gets dark at 4:30PM, focusing on how to be happy is sometimes easier said than done.

According to research, where you live plays a big role in how you deal with darker days—East Coasters, for example, are way more likely to be affected by SAD...

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