By Lisa Cypers Kamen.
How can you beat those winter blues? You might try a brisk walk or you could take up a winter sport. Just remember to adapt your exercise to winter conditions. Exercise releases endorphins, which keep you in a good mood and the effects can last long after your workout is done.
Learn something new by taking up a new hobby. This will make you feel good during the long months of winter. Don’t keep yourself from friends and family. Keep interacting with those you care about! Get some sun, even if it’s only a little bit. If you keep your shades up, you can bring a little bit of sunlight in to the room, too.
Feed your mind with things that are positive. Avoid negative news stories or books. This seems easy but you’ll be surprised what a difference it makes.
These are just a few of the things you can do to help conquer those winter blues. Try to enjoy winter as much as you can, even though it may seem difficult- those few months will pass before you know it.