My list of tips for beating the winter blues.
In this week’s podcast we talk about tips for beating the winter blues.
Strategies for Beating the Winter Blues. If you live somewhere cold, winter can feel eternal.
- Shop your local produce markets and buy seasonal produce.
- Set a goal to try a new seasonal recipe every week based on those finds.
- Find a winter activity you enjoy outside.
- Create a movie & book list and set a goal to get through it! Hey, it’s a goal!
- Rid your home of junk that doesn’t feel good & donate. One thing we try to do, but we’re not always very good at it, is keep our home “move ready”. Start with konmari.com 6 rules of tidying up – Tidying your belongings in this order – clothes, books, papers, komono and sentimental items – has proven to be the most efficient and effective. In the KonMari Method™, your feelings are the standard for decision making – specifically, knowing what sparks joy. To determine this when tidying, the key is to pick up each object one at a time, and ask yourself quietly, “Does this spark joy?” Pay attention to how your body responds. Joy is personal, so everyone will experience it differently; Marie describes it as “…a little thrill, as if the cells in your body are slowly rising.Through the process of selecting only those things that inspire joy, you can identify precisely what you love – and what you need.
- Separate clothing and shoes into seasonal areas of your closet. Earmark some of it for travel.
- Find ways to volunteer virtually.
- Take day trips, even if it’s just driving. An overnight can do wonders though.
- Start a travel packing list- just a generic one.
- Remember to relax: Yoga and meditation, even in small doses can improve your well being and sleep.
- Get really serious about skincare.
- Treat yourself to some high quality slippers, sleepwear, loungewear and a robe
- Plan a trip for 2022 or late 2021
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Cruise tips tv unplugged is my favorite podcast I ever listened to! I absolutely agree that the “worst travel experiences make the best stories and I have a lot of those (2 taking place in heathrow). By far the worst was during a trip to Hawaii. We stayed four days before and had a great time. Soon into the trip we discovered that we had hurricane lane coming our way. The good part was we got an extra day out of the cruise. The bad side that that though was all of our flights were cancelled. There were 9 of us and we all had the same flight home originally. Also our itinerary got changed but we didn’t even mind that. But at three in the morning my dad went to change our flight at the phones in guest services because he was up early. It took three hours to get someone on the phone and at 6 we all had to wake up and say that he could handle our reservation. Someone in our party needed to be in first class so besides just saying that my dad can do her reservations she went on about getting first class. Anyway she hung the phone up with her chin and lost all of the work my did getting someone one the phone. As it turns out the people next to us on the phone took all of our seats that we were supposed to get. So we had to split up on three different flights. The two people who got first class were able to get on a early flight. Two of us had to stay an extra day and had to stay in a hotel which at the time was being used for people whose homes where damaged by the hurricane and five of us included me booked a 10 pm flight.. we got of the ship at 8am. So we spent 12 hours on the airport which closed during the day and it was empty. We actually had a good time while we were there. We had WiFi for the first time all week and we talked all day. So finally after many long hours we board the plane. All of the sudden it goes black. One of the engine goes out l. We had to stay for two hours on a dark plane and I fell asleep for a hour which was good. We now had a layover in lax which we didn’t have before for 4 hours, then our plane got delayed for two hours. We got home after 24 hours and we were beyond exhausted. In the dark because of the time difference. It was a long draining experience but we all got home safe and sound and looking back it was really funny.