Lewis recommends exercise to manage seasonal depression
Dr. Beth Lewis, associate professor in the School of Kinesiology, discusses using exercise to combat seasonal depression in a recent Star Tribune article. Lewis suggests even 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity activity (e.g., walking the dog) can provide "significant health benefits" and reminds readers that it's OK to start small. "Getting out of the house for 10 minutes is something," said Lewis.
Read more tips on dealing with seasonal affective disorder and seasonal depression here.