We are well into the new year now and for many of us the cold winter weather still lingers. When it’s cold outside we want to stay in and keep warm. These habits can give us a case of the winter blues. If you are not feeling like your usual chipper self there are some ways to shake those winter blues.
Get Some Sun
Lack of sunlight in the winter months contributes to fatigue and mood changes associated with the winter blues. Bundle up and go for a walk on a sunny day. Exposure to the sun helps produce serotonin, a chemical that acts as a natural
Exercise will help keep depression at bay. Exercise increases the level of endorphins in our body, which in turn make us happy.
Eating healthy foods is important. Your body requires certain nutrients to give you energy and to function properly. Avoid caffeine and alcohol.
You matter! It’s important to give yourself a little attention. Treat yourself to a manicure/pedicure. Update your look to make yourself feel better.
Spruce Up The Place
Shake off those winter blues with deep cleaning. You will be amazed how much brighter things will look. Revamp a room by rearranging the furniture, or adding a new throw rug.
On the Go
You may not want to be outside but chances are you probably do want to get out of the house. Visit local museums, an aquarium, or other indoor places that might be near you
Better days wordart from Better Days Ahead by Stolen Moments
Sun from Color Me Happy by Jennifer Labre
Rain Rain wordart and bird from Rain or Shine by Stolen Moments
House from My Home Sweet Home by Amy Stoffel
Broom from Spring Cleaning Spree by Wimpychompers Creations