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10 Simple ways to boost your spirits during a pandemic winter


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Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 01/08/21

Here are some proven ways to take care of your mind and body during these cold months.

Wintertime is a difficult season even in the best of times, bringing with it reduced sunlight, freezing temperatures, and cabin fever. It’s no wonder many people deal with seasonal affective disorder this time of year. This winter is even tougher than usual, thanks to the pandemic that is making social isolation more pronounced.

If you find yourself struggling this winter, talk to a mental health professional for the best advice. For milder cases of the “winter blues,” however, these 10 tips can help you to thrive and take good care of yourself in the months ahead …


Read more:
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Read more:
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