Tired? Moody? Got the winter blues? Put on some shades and reset your body clock, says Lucy Elkins.
Suffer from daytime tiredness? Poor concentration? Feel you’ve lost your ‘get up and go’? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then lack of daylight could be to blame.
We all know that, at this time of year, exposure to daylight is important for avoiding the winter blues.
However, scientists have now found that exposure to bright daylight is actually vital throughout the year.
Without enough light – and, at the right time of the day – our body clock isn’t set properly. It then races ahead – or occasionally lags behind – the actual time. Read more