HOUSTON, TX – Daylights savings time is over, we’ve all set our clocks back an hour. Got an extra hour of sleep, feeling refreshed.
For some, it’s a bit more of an adjustment, getting that body clock in sync with the alarm clock.
It’s much easier to make the switch in the fall as you gain an hour of sleep. Generally one day can get you back on track, opposed to spring, which can take up to a week to make get your body in tune.
The downside at least for some, the winter blahs.
Not only from having to go around the house changing all the clocks, but as the days are getting shorter, we’ll be commuting back and forth from work in the dark.
Yes, less sunlight affects our moods.
OK, so maybe we don’t suffer as much from the problem down here in Texas, as they might in Alaska, but when the body doesn’t get enough light, we might very well see a mood swing, even depression, it’s called Seasonal Affective Disorder.
If you aren’t your chipper self, consider a sun lamp, or if it’s more severe a visit to your doc.
But it can’t be any more depressing than working in a clock shop.