Winter is a difficult season for a lot of people. The reduced sunlight, freezing temperatures, and cabin fever it brings can do a real number on your mental health. It’s no wonder many people deal with seasonal affective disorder this time of year.
If you find yourself struggling this winter, do make it a priority talk to a mental health professional for the best advice. But for milder cases of the “winter blues,” we have a some simple tweaks you can make to our daily life to boost your spirits. Hopefully these 10 tips can help you to thrive and take good care of yourself in the months ahead!
1Get enough sleep
Sleeping too much or too little leaves us feeling aimless and depleted. Getting the right amount of sleep is a guaranteed way to take great care of your brain and body.
While processed foods may leave us with a sugar crash or a tummy ache, whole and healthy foods give us energy and help regulate our moods. A nourishing diet is a great way to take care of yourself this winter. If you’re getting limited sunlight, be sure to take a Vitamin D supplement as well.