The Best Mood Boosters to Beat the Winter Blues

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The Best Mood Boosters to Beat the Winter Blues

Four quick fixes for fighting off weight gain, fatigue, and depression this season.

Light therapy is the most effective way to treat SAD, says Stephen Josephson, Ph.D., clinical associate professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Just buy a light box and sit in front of it in the morning. “Thirty minutes is enough,” Josephson says. “The Center for Environmental Therapeutics offers these units; sometimes insurance will pay.”

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