Learning to Enjoy the Cold Weather When You Dont Really Like It
By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group
Yikes! What to do? Well, what you ought to do is learn to enjoy the frigid weather even though you don't genuinely love it. If you master to embrace the cold temperatures instead of thinking of it as your enemy, you simply could discover that there are aspects of it that you enjoy! And even if it turns out you never grow to adore the winter weather, you might use some coping mechanisms that can make it more bearable.
MAKE THE HOUSE COZY
A comfy house goes a long way in the direction of making your personal space cozy and warm and improves your overall feeling of well-being. Stay away from the minimalist look - it will make your abode look and feel cold. Cold weather cozy summons images of plump couches in luxurious material, comfortable throw pillows, area rugs or carpet.
Place a pair of comfy lined house slippers near the front door. Walking on bare wooden floors or tile can be quite unpleasant in the winter months, specifically if you are not used to it. Carpeting your residence or getting some area rugs or throw rugs will go a long way toward keeping your toes warm and will help your home feel cozier.
Bake something. Having the oven on should warm your home…and also, the delicious aroma of fresh bread or cookies in the oven will be simply soothing. You'll feel a lot better.
Grab insulating windows treatments, like honeycomb blinds or heavy draperies, to block out the frigid weather.
For those who have a fireplace, make use of it! There is nothing more pleasing than resting on the couch, sipping some hot chocolate, with a crackling fire going. Electric fireplaces work, too.
DRESS IN THE APPROPRIATE APPAREL WHEN YOU VENTURE OUTDOORS
Going outside when you are not outfitted for it is unpleasant, so be prepared for the cold weather when it is time to go out. Invest in a number of sweatshirts, sweaters, down jacket, waterproof lined boots, wool socks, hats, scarves, and gloves or mittens. Dressing in warm layered apparel helps make the winter weather far more bearable.
CONSIDER SOMETHING TOTALLY NEW - INDULGE IN COLD-WEATHER OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES
No, you simply can't go swimming outside…however the winter weather provides extremely fun outdoor possibilities which you do not have in warm weather - for example, snow. Learn how to embrace the snow and enjoy it. As opposed to thinking of snow mainly as a burden (shoveling, scraping your car windows, driving on slippery roadways), think about all the fun it could offer. Watch kids playing in the snow. They LOVE it…building snowmen, a fort, having a snowball fight, making snow angels, going sledding, or maybe even sliding down a hillside on a piece of cardboard. Engage your inner child and play.
Check out ice skating. It's a great activity and might really get the cardiovascular system pumping, which then elevates your body temperature. If you get good at it, the fluid and repeating movement are extremely tranquil. It's actually a good way to meet people, too. If you are more daring, try skiing or snowboarding. Many mountain regions have snow schools which offer training in the essentials. As you glide down the mountain, you can't help but be affected by the beauty of nature everywhere. You are going to feel invigorated.
Take it from us, your professional movers in Denver, yes, moving from a warm to a cold climate takes some getting used to. However if that's where you find yourself, you may as well attempt to enjoy what it has to offer. As they say, "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em!"
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