Today is the first day of Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s a pretty good bet that the weather patterns that brought us cool, pleasant summer days will freeze our garbanzos before long.
A study suggests that ‘comfort food’ doesn’t really change mood. I’m skeptical, my ongoing experimentation suggests otherwise.
Cooler and darker days are good for candle magic. I come up against countless problems I can do little about directly and lighting a candle makes me feel better. Not as good as comfort food, though.
I regard Seasonal Affective Disorder the same way as Mercury Retrograde- an excuse to be the same moody and messed-up person I am in all seasons. But here’s some common-sense tips for keeping equilibrium.
Right now, I’m feeling a burst of energy as the humidity lifts and the world goes back to school. Fall is a time to turn inward, also a good time to start projects. May your Autumn be blessed.