“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.”

– Jean Shinoda Bolen

Winter can be a beautiful time of the year, but the shorter days and cold weather can leave us feeling drained and unmotivated.
This is the perfect time to prioritize self-care! By taking care of ourselves during the winter months, we can emerge from the frost feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready to embrace the sunshine when it returns.

Here are some ideas to help you nurture your mind, body, and spirit during the colder months:

  • Get Some Sunshine: Even though the days are shorter, make sure you get some exposure to natural light. Whether it’s opening the curtains or spending sometime outdoors, sunlight can help with mood regulation and vitamin D production.
  • Move Your Body: Exercise is a powerful mood booster, and winter is no excuse to skip it! Bundle up and take a walk or try a new class at your local gym. Even a short workout can do wonders for your energy levels and mental well-being.
  • Nourish Your Body with Seasonal Foods: Winter brings a bounty of delicious and nutritious foods. Warm up with hearty soups made from seasonal veggies like root vegetables, squash, and kale.
  • Spend Time with Loved Ones: Winter is a time for togetherness. Host a potluck dinner with friends, plan a cozy game night, or simply enjoy a warm drink while you catch up with someone. Social connection is vital for our well-being, so make an effort to nurture your relationships.

Remember, self-care is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Listen to your body and mind and do what feels good for you. Make sure to carve out some time each day to rest your mind and recharge your batteries.

You matter.


Cheryl Rice, Founder

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