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131. New Mail Bag & When To Turn Off the SAD Light

In this episode of the Joy Lab podcast, hosts Dr. Henry Emmons and Dr. Aimee Prasek announce the new NMH Mailbag and address a listener's question about the appropriate use of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) lights, discussing optimal usage periods and considerations for adjusting use based on personal response. The discussion also touches on  vitamin D supplementation during specific times of the year for those living in northern latitudes, emphasizing the balance between supplement use and natural sun exposure. 


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Key moments:

00:00 Welcome to Joy Lab
00:39 Diving Into the Mailbag: Co-Creating Joyful Episodes
02:04 Shedding Light on SAD Lights: When to Use Them and Why
06:56 Embracing the Sun: The Natural Alternative to SAD Lights
08:10 Vitamin D and Seasonal Changes: Supplementing for Wellbeing
10:04 Wrapping Up: Co-Creation, Supplements, and a Quote


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