6 tips on overcoming seasonal affective disorder: take a hot bath with epsom salts, listen to uplifting radio in the morning, use light therapy, eat fermented foods, avoid energy boosting foods from another climate, and exercise!
Light synchronizes our body. It tells us when to wake and when to sleep. Without enough light we disrupt our bodies systems and can feel more than just tired.
Every year it was a struggle until I started using light boxes. The bright light gives me a good feeling, just like the sun. It helped pull me out of hibernation.