Safe Gardening

The onset of good weather and the increase of time at home from the ‘stay at home’ recommendations has many heading out to the yard for things to do.  Gardening can be a wonderful hobby and great way to get fresh air and fresh food.

Follow these tips to increase your enjoyment and stay safe.


Keep GOOD posture

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The Winter Blues

grief-snowAre you suffering from “The Winter Blues?” This is the sadness or increased tired feeling that can occur when the days are shorter and the sunlight is at a minimum.

The link between sunlight exposure and depression can be linked to a decrease in the neurotransmitter Serotonin. The winter blues, officially known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized by a decrease in energy level, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, weight gain, and carbohydrate cravings, among other things. These symptoms are worsened by a decrease in fresh air and exercise that accompany the colder weather.

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