PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If the never-ending showers and gray skies are making you miserable, you have company.
If you were feeling like showers are making some of you feel grumpy and lethargic, Dr. Jessica Kovach, Director of Psychiatry Residency Training at Temple University says it’s not your imagination.READ MORE: Sixers 'Thrilled' To Increase Wells Fargo Center Capacity To 50% Ahead Of First Round Of NBA Playoffs
“No, it has to do with biology and our Melatonin system and also with our physical activity and certainly in areas where there’s more rain people do less, she said.Students To Return To West Chester University For In-Person 2021 Fall Semester
Liz Bland, director of The Women’s Emotional Wellness Center at Main Line health suggests moving around.
“Work in some exercise, even if it’s just a short period. We know the benefits of exercise,” she said. “Doing some mindful yoga, or making it to the gym if you can, or taking the steps at work as opposed to the steps, just getting some exercise in can be helpful.”MORE NEWS: 13-Year-Old Among Injured In Allentown Deadly Triple Shooting
Completing a project around the home can also take your mind off the gloomy weather, but remember — the sun will come out, it just may not be tomorrow.