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How a flamingo lamp changed my life

Last year, my annual winter depression was really bad. I dealt with it the way I always do and tried hard to shop myself happy. Now, logically, I know shopping can’t cure Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) but during the winter of 2019 I wasn’t logical, I was a big old mess. I clicked Add to […] Read more…

how to beat seasonal affective disorder

Welcome to the Suburban Escapist

Hello, my name is Dana and I am a Depressionista. I have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) which means my depression is tied to the weather; my mood plummets every fall and stays low until spring. I’m also a mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend, writer and shopaholic. On a perfect day, I have a perfect life and […] Read more…