Saturday, January 9, 2016

Dear Sphere Gadget Technologies Lightphoria 10,000 Lux Energy Light Lamp,

...yes, I did just make lousy/ugly word art for my light therapy lamp.  But seriously, it is my sunshine, especially when the holidays die down and January sets in with all of its January gray-ness.  No matter what the sun is doing outside, my lamp is always there for me and my Seasonal Affective Disorder

As a side note, Seasonal Affective Disorder has to be the cruelest acronym in the DSM-V.  If you say the full name, you sound pretentious.  If you use the acronym, you sound inarticulate:

The good news is that light therapy really works, by some estimates for 70% of those who use it.
If you have SAD or the winter blues, you're not alone; depending on where you live, up to 10% of the population is similarly affected. don't be afraid to reach out and get help if you need it.  And if you have one, give your light therapy lamp a hug (or make bad art for them).  They're worth it.

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