Episode 262

On the “Winter Blues”


January 22nd, 2024

21 mins 12 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

This week Katelyn Doyle, Communications and Marketing Manager at Distress and Crisis Ontario, and Caitlin Plant, Program Manager at DCO, talk about Post-holiday Letdown and the "Winter Blues". This is an excerpt from the Spirit of Volunteerism webinar, a webinar hosted every third Wednesday of the month for DCO members. If you'd like to learn more about anything discussed in the podcast, these articles are linked below:

Additional resources:
Your Powerful, Changeable Mindset – https://news.stanford.edu/report/2021/09/15/mindsets-clearing-lens-life/
10 Cool Ways to Beat Winter Blues – https://ctrinstitute.com/blog/10-cool-ways-beat-winterblues/
30 Self Care Ideas for Winter – https://balancethroughsimplicity.com/30-self-care-ideas-forwinter/

Canadian Mental Health Association (2023). Blue Monday is a myth, but the winter blues are real. https://cmhastarttalking.ca/blue-monday-is-a-myth-butthe-winter-blues-are-real/
Mood Disorders Society of Canada (n.d.). It is That Time of Year: Seasonal Affective Disorder & The Winter Blues. https://mdsc.ca/it-is-that-time-of-yearseasonal-affective-disorder-the-winter-blues/
Primeau, Mia. (2021). Your powerful, changeable mindset. https://news.stanford.edu/report/2021/09/15/mindsets-clearing-lenslife/
Sarkis, S. A. (2022). Coping With a Post-Holiday Letdown. https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/here-there-andeverywhere/202212/coping-with-a-post-holiday-letdown

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