There is an unstable energy in the air. People are on edge as the tension continues to mount. A crisis is a reason for concern, but the panic that ensues can be damaging as well.
The first thing you may notice is an increase in your heart rate. This quickly accelerates, until it feels as though the organ is literally about to burst out of your chest. Your breathing automatically speeds up, becomes shallow and labored, and you may begin hyperventilating.
The cold, brutal weather and shortened days of winter can lead to depression for some. You may find yourself irritable, unable to concentrate, less energetic, and eating more. The 'Winter Blues' is a form of a more severe condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).