Employers can help lift the winter blues

Whether it's a post-holiday letdown or SAD, how to help employees pick themselves up and get back on the right track
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/21/2003

The holiday season is a time filled with joy and laughter, parties and festivities, good food and good cheer. But, when the holidays are over, many of us feel a kind of letdown. We lose the adrenaline that kept us going.

In the winter, with colder temperatures and shorter days, employees can also be affected by SAD, seasonal affective disorder, which can leave them feeling depressed.

As holiday joy gives way to holiday blues, employers need to find ways to help employees pick themselves up and get back on the right track. Here's how they can help: