Understanding Summer Depression

Understanding Summer Depression Apparently, Summertime Sadness is a real thing. You might have heard about the Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. This condition typically causes depression as the days get shorter and colder but about 10% of people with SAD get it in the reverse — the onset of summer triggers their depression symptoms. Some …

How Camping Helps You Sleep Better

Spending time in nature can work wonders for human health, from lowering blood pressure and stress hormones to sparking feelings of awe. Growing research suggests it may also improve sleep by resetting our internal clocks to a natural sleep cycle. A new study released in the journal Current Biology adds to that evidence by showing the sleep-promoting benefits of the …

Can’t sleep? Get out into nature and swap your smartphone for a tent

Sleep has become the Shangri-La of modern times. Amid deadlines, demands and distractions, getting eight hours is akin to finding a mythical paradise. But a good night’s sleep may not be as elusive as it seems. All you need to do is swap your smartphone for a tent. A new study by US scientists has found that …