SAD Light Hire
Welcome to Sad Shop

Are you feeling miserable with this cold and grey weather? Here's a tip. Close your eyes and imagine running your toes through glorious hot sand on a sunny beach. If that does not work, look at our advice page for Hints and Tips on how to be HAPPY during the winter months!

TOP TIPS on How to Deal with SAD

Welcome to the Sad Shop’s updated website, not only does it offer one the largest ranges of light therapy equipment in the world but you will also find general information about S.A.D that highlights the symptoms and possible solutions that can be used to help alleviate the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) and Winter Blues. 

See our very own Beverley Bunting talking about her personal experience with SAD on BBC 1's The One Show...

Sad Shops SAD sufferer Beverley Bunting explains to Giles Brandreth (BBCs The One Show) about her personal experiences with Seasonal Affective Disorder. Click here if you can't view the interview on BBC's The One Show 

We are part of a company called the SAD Light Hire Company Limited who have now been around since 1986 and have been involved in the supply of S.A.D Light Therapy Equipment and Natural Alarm Clocks for the treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder and circadian rhythm disorders such as late night insomnia (delayed circadian rhythm disorder), early morning insomnia (advanced circadian rhythm disorder) and jet lag while travelling. In addition to our vast range of products that we have for sale, you can also RENT products from us for a small monthly fee. Read more...

Don't just feel good this Autumn and Winter - FEEL GREAT! Look after your Health and look out for our special offers through the next few months including the new Re-Timer!

Check out our NEW website Look-after-yourself is an exciting new concept born in 2008 as an extension to an existing successful business in healthcare. 

With a new strategic team behind it, has now added to its product range and offers help and advice and non-drug treatments for mens' and womens' health, cardiovascular, diabetic and respiratory conditions, water filters, sexual health products and allergy products. We even have our own range of health books, vitamins, minerals and food supplements.

An unusual method of delivering light therapy to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): through the ear. Finnish researchers present their invention with positive findings from a randomized controlled trial, in this short news clip. The system involves a headset, much like earphones, that shine bright lights directly into the brain through the ear canal. Stuart McDill reports.

Don’t get SAD…. get goggles

Posted on September 24, 2013


It's summertime, and the livin' is easy. At least that's what you've been led to believe based on songs and film -- and your friends' Facebook pages. But for some, summer isn't quite the funfest it's cracked up to be.

In fact, it turns out plenty of people don't find bliss during summer. The hot, bright, long days turn them into gigantic grump buckets or make them genuinely sick.

From vacation envy and arm-flab anxiety to actual summer-onset seasonal affective disorder (yes, it exists), here's what may be dragging you down during the dog days of summer...

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