Whether it is a moody Mother Nature, that infamous shadow-seeing groundhog (aka, Punxsutawney Phil), or the work of the nose-nipping Jack Frost, this winter is starting to get old with a capital O for many of my fellow Work at Home Women. We can have a propensity for developing cabin fever on a good day, but, mix in a couple of feet of snow, frozen roads, and no school for the kiddos, and we are well on our way toward a full-blown case of the Winter Doldrums. I’ve decided to focus today’s post on some practical ways to avoid the Winter Blues.
Plan a Vacation
The first and easiest way to survive winter is to get the heck out of dodge. All you have to do is think like a bird and head South. I can make a shameless plug for my neck of the woods, Tampa Bay. Shed your parka, grab a swim suit and shorts, and head on down … we are expecting highs in the low 80’s today. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, there’s always an inexpensive cruise option to the Caribbean, a quick flight to Puerto Rico, or, if you have the means, an extravagant trip to Brazil or Fiji. Bottom line is, a change of scenery can be the best medicine for that weather report promising another deluge of snow.
Get Some Vitamin D
According to research, over 40% of American adults are not getting enough vitamin D. This is concerning because a lack of vitamin D has been linked to depression, heart disease, increased rates of cancer, autoimmune disorders, diabetes, Alzheimers and a partridge in a pear tree. (more…)
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