Combatting seasonal affective disorder in the workplace

Combatting seasonal affective disorder in the workplace

There’s a very visible seasonal slump that occurs over winter. Motivations ebb and the communal lull in energy is almost bonding. This is natural – almost everyone feels chirpier when the sun is shining. 
So how can we distinguish whether employees are genuinely feeling the effects of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and what can we do to make their working lives easier?