In the last few days when the weather in the Northeast has been nothing short of brutal, I did not leave my house except to drive my kids to school and soccer. And even then I never got out of my nice, warm car. Perhaps it is not a full-blown case of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), but I am what they call a “winter hermit.”
With the weather screaming “stay inside,” it is not uncommon for people to become a little down. The short days and bitter temperatures may reduce your energy levels, making you feel less chipper than usual.
Rather than just enduring the annual winter blues, you can take several steps to maintain your happy attitude year-around. Here are 10 natural remedies for the winter blues:
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