Last week signalled the approach of winter weather in Sweden and the seasonal changes will be leaving some of us feeling more tired and down than normal.
In fact, in Stockholm at least, autumn seems to have been completely bypassed for a quick start to an October winter, with overnight temperatures already dipping below zero.
IN PICTURES: Eight tips for beating Sweden’s winter blues
If this kind of weather spells an unusual fatigue for you, here are eight tips for surviving the Swedish winter naturally and ensuring you are fighting fit to take advantage of the darkness, snow, and, cold.
Editor’s Note: Kate Nordin, a Kiwi based in Stockholm, is a fully qualified nutritionist and member of the Royal Society of Medicine and British Association of Nutritional Therapists.