The weather is gloomy, and so am I – A guide to the winter blues

October is coming to an end, and though the weather is still pleasant, days are getting shorter and shorter as winter is approaching. Winter has a duality about it: it entails a variety of holidays to celebrate the ones we love. On the flip side, it also comes with the biting cold, final exams and the added stress of buying the right gifts for all of our family members. The cold season also means getting the “winter blues” – something most of us experience, but few of us have a name for.