This is something my mom used to say to me. It’s one of those mom’isms that you just kind of shake your head at, but it does actually have some value. I spent the last few days in Florida visiting my parents. The sun and warmth was such a wonderful contrast to the dark and cold we have been experiencing for what feels like forever. It made me think about how we have all just become accustomed to the dreariness. It isn’t until Spring returns in earnest that we realize just how blah we have been feeling.
While it would be fabulous to dip out to sun country every time we are feeling like we need to recharge, that’s not practical for most of us as full-time employees, parents and/or real people. So here are a few things I found on the SparkPeople site that you can try to lift the winter weight of the world:
And one of my own favorites, make time to touch base with your support network. As women, we can sometimes put our heads down to push through all of our obligations and lose touch with our friends as they are doing the same. Lift yourself up and check in with your friends. They can be just as warming to your spirit as a weekend on the beach.