I guess it is stating the obvious to say that the weather has a massive impact on our mood. When the sun shines we generally feel better than when it is wet windy and grey.
Normally I don’t mind a bit of rain and wind; after all, us Brits are used to it (sniggers from my friends and relatives in South Africa) but the last couple of months have been a real struggle for me. It seems as though every day I have had to battle through high winds, and wade through sticky, gooey mud. I battle depression anyway, but I find that the worse the weather, the lower my mood.
One of my neighbours recently saw me walking down the road with Leo in the rain; he smiled and said “that’s why I have a cat….” can’t really argue with that.
This year the storms seem relentless, and the normal, cold crisp, frosty days of winter that I really love, have been very scarce. Read more