Are you suffering from the winter blues? Are you sick and tired of feeling not bothered and depressed? Check out these great tips for feeling re-energized in the winter months.
Try yoga and stretching to help release unwanted toxins. This will also allow your body to prepare to take on the upcoming challenges that are present.
Set your alarm early to tackle the day, start with physical exercise to really get your body and mind ready to take on the day. If you find yourself missing the sun, find the next best thing with environmental lighting.
These tips will provide a great way for you to beat the winter blues. Check out this article for more information on how you can find joy in the dreary days.
- Yoga can improve mood and anxiety even more than walking
- Rising early is helpful as light helps to elevate mood
- Fluorescent lights are a poor substitute for sunlight.
“The sort of environmental light outside is much more intense than the light produced by artificial lighting,” says Professor David Hillman, chair of the Sleep Health Foundation. “Artificial light needs to be quite contrived to be the equivalent of sunlight. There’s no doubt that mood gets disturbed by an inability to get out into the open air, so as far as a healthy lifestyle goes, it’s about robust wakefulness and good sleep patterns. These low-light environments are less arousing, so the quality of the wakefulness is less.”
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How to boost your mood during winter