The change of seasons, the holidays, the end of the year’s pressure, and to top it all, gloomy weather – these can all lead to a change in your habits which could impact your dopamine level. Dopamine is a chemical in the brain that helps regulate, amongst others, mood, motivation, and attention. And this is why you could be experiencing the winter blues.
Have you been wondering how to improve your mood and sleep like a baby again? Getting the right amount of sunshine can have lots of mood-lifting benefits. We investigated why and found out that this is because the hormones in our brains are triggered by exposure to sunlight. Continue reading to discover more!