Typically the weather turns around Easter, and Daylight Saving ends on 3 April.
For some people the change of seasons means more than just digging out the jerseys and replenishing the wood stack - it can mean long months of lethergy, over sleeping and over eating, anxiety and loss of libido. Just the 'winter blues' or signs you're experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Some recent studies have dismissed SAD, so Lynn Freeman asked clinical psychologist Joe Guse for his take.
Joe discusses the symptoms and risks and his own experience of Seasonal Affective Disorder: