Autumn, with its colourful leaves and cool temperatures, can bring a sense of beauty and renewal. However, for some people, this season can also be accompanied by a drop in spirits due to the shorter days and reduced natural light. Fortunately, there are effective ways of countering these effects and cultivating inner well-being.
Here you'll find our 5 tips to combat the post-summer slump. So get cozy under your blanket, grab your favourite cup of tea and don't forget to save this page so you can come back to it as often as you like. Happy reading! 🥰
This phenomenon is often linked to reduced exposure to natural light, which can disrupt our circadian rhythms. The transition to shorter days can leave us feeling tired and lethargic. What's more, the end of summer activities and the return to a more sedentary routine can also play a role in our mood.
TIP NO.1 : TAKE SOME TIME FOR YOURSELF!
When morale is low, it's essential to take care of yourself and give yourself time to relax. In our previous article, "The importance of taking time for yourself", we gave you 8 tips for pampering yourself. Now's the time to put them into practice 😉
TIP NO.2 : TAKE SOME TIME FOR YOURSELF!
If you find it difficult to spend time outdoors, consider using a light therapy lamp. These lamps emit a bright light similar to natural light and can help to improve your mood and energy...
TIP NO.3 : GET ACTIVE!
Regular exercise is an excellent way of boosting your mood
by releasing endorphins: walking, a stroll by the lake, a yoga session... or any other type of activity can help improve your mood
. And if you do it outdoors, it's even better! Remember our article on "The benefits of nature
TIP NO.4 : MAINTAIN A GOOD ROUTINE!
Establish a daily routine that includes dedicated times :
An established routine can contribute to a sense of stability and control 😉
TIP NO.5 : STOP OFF AT THE CRISTAL SPA AT THE IMPÉRIAL PALACE IN ANNECY!
The Cristal Spa
at the Impérial Palace in Annecy
offers a well-being experience
that can help combat the negative effects of the autumn season
. With its modern facilities and holistic treatments, the Cristal Spa is the ideal place to combat the blues: a waterfall, sauna, hammam and sensory shower, the Cristal Spa's wellbeing area has been designed to help you relax and let go
An in-cabin treatment at Cristal Spa Annecy allows you to disconnect from the stress of back-to-school and the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in an atmosphere of total relaxation. Our spa practitioners target areas of tension and relieve tired muscles, leaving you feeling light and comfortable. The treatment stimulates endorphins - the happy hormones - to help you look forward to autumn with a more positive mind.
Here you are with a few tips to help you keep your spirits up even though summer is over. Autumn doesn't have to be synonymous with depression. By making the choice to take some time for yourself, you can combat the negative effects of the season, become more positive and better appreciate the beautiful scenery that autumn has to offer. 🍂