December 22nd marks the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year, and the beginning of winter. While daylight is scant, this time lapse packs countless hours of light and beauty, courtesy of the Aurora Borealis, into under two minutes. In 2011, Flatlight Creative House took to Finland’s Laplands to film this stunning Northern Lights time lapse. Suffice it to say, we’ve never wanted to book a flight to Finland more.
Millions of Americans experience seasonal affective disorder (SAD) each year. The condition is brought about by sensitivity to light and temperature changes, so SAD’s symptoms—depression and low energy—are especially prevalent during winter….