UGH! I’ve had enough of the yucky slush and icy sidewalks. Enough of taking what feels like a half hour every time I need to bundle the kids to get out of the house (or for that matter, coming back in and trudging slushy boot marks all over before feverishly reminding them that they take off their shoes)! Enough of feeling like blah with these layers and puffy winter jackets...Enough of the constant runny noses and this cough that has taken a liking to me for the last month! Enough of not being able to run outdoors because it’s below zero with the wind chill...ENOUGH. Just, ENOUGH.
I’m quite aware that I’m going through my annual winter blues. I’m making light of it here, but for many it is an actual condition known as SAD (seasonal affective disorder), a depression caused by changing seasons. Kids can suffer from this as well. So...let’s talk about some ways we can combat some of these sad feelings and make it to….the Spring!!!
Here are 10 ideas:
If your feelings of sadness are super intense, you should seek help. Hopefully, by practicing some of these things and whatever else makes you happy - you can beat the winter doldrums and rest assured, Spring is on the way!!! Just 2 more months left….