Mental health is a serious issue, rarely discussed openly. That needs to change, which is why I’ll try to blog more about it. Thanks Sally for the original post. Check out her blog for a whole bunch of health posts.

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Normally I would start the year with weight loss but there are so many blog posts and books out there that I really do not think that you need my contribution.. I will save that up to the summer when you are thinking about getting a beach body!  Only kidding.

But having spoken to family and friends (on and offline) it is clear that the cold and flu season has been extended and very debilitating this last couple of months.

Whether or not we know we are suffering from lack of sunshine (and I am still very sun deprived after being back in Ireland for the last two winters) we actually are likely to be deficient in Vitamin D… which usually requires sun on skin action to be usable by the body.

I am going to repeat my SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder earlier than usual as it might help…

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