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3 Simple Ways To Stay Positive After Summer Ends


If you’re someone who experiences SAD, it’s important that you keep the positive in perspective. With these three tips, your mind and your body will feel ready for fall!

With the end of summer quickly coming, you might worry about the on-coming of Seasonal Affective Disorder. The end of August marks the shortening of days, and less time spent in the sunshine can lead to depression in some people. If you’re someone who experiences SAD, it’s important that you keep the positive in perspective. With these three tips, your mind and your body will feel ready for fall!

Put Yourself First

You may think it seems selfish, but self-love is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and everyone around you. Whatever ways you can find to make yourself feel at ease and relaxed, be sure to utilize them as September comes around. Whether it’s yoga, meditation, or taking some alone time to unwind, remember that a little self-love goes a long way. Keep in mind that you’re your best self when you feel calm, so finding ways to love yourself is the best way you can show love to others.

Focus On The Little Pleasures

As the days get shorter and darker, it’s important that you also focus on the small pleasures that make you happy. Even the smallest details will brighten your day. If you love keeping fresh flowers around your home or on your desk, treat yourself to a weekly bunch of your favorite fall flowers. If the weather feels pleasant enough to you, take yourself on a walk around your neighborhood to enjoy the fresh, cool air. Early fall is also a great time to prepare fresh and light meals. Take some time to treat yourself and your family to some delicious and nutritious home-cooked meals.

Enjoy The Present

Don’t forget that early fall is one of the most pleasant parts of the season. Take time to enjoy the cooling down of the air and the decrease in humidity. Even though the summer is a wonderful season, fall is just as beautiful with its color and warmth. Allow yourself to enjoy this window of perfect weather by inviting friends over for outdoor dinner or cocktail parties. Gather around a firepit and indulge in some s’mores.

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Family Service Foundation, Inc. has been serving the greater Maryland area since 1936. This nonprofit organization helps residents in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Frederick County, and Prince George’s County across a span of different areas such as mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse. We also provide interpretation services for deaf and deaf-blind individuals. To learn more, call us at 240-241-7249 or visit here.

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At Family Service Foundation (FSF), a social services organization in Baltimore, Maryland, we are dedicated to providing advocacy and support to individuals with mental and physical disabilities that have recently left inpatient settings. Integration back into the community can be difficult; for that reason, each member of our team works to provide services specifically tailored to each individual and family that we work with. We believe that all individuals can achieve their highest levels of social, physical, and emotional well-being in the community when they have the proper support. FSF specializes in serving Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and individuals with intellectual disabilities. We also have American Sign Language interpreters on staff at all of our locations for the convenience of our Deaf and hard of hearing clients. For more information about The Family Service Foundation, please visit our website at or give us a call at 301-459-2121.
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