« Joyful Reads for the Weekend: Vol. 3 | Main | Joyful Reads for the Weekend: Vol. 4 »

12/03/2013

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a017742fbc49d970d019b02110c04970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Overcoming SAD in the Gray Days of Winter:

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Concretemoomin

I read your post earlier today after I'd been thinking about how much the shorter, grey days affect me. I find it difficult to motivate myself sometimes and I think I probably move around a bit more slowly too. Like you, I find other types of winter weather exhilerating and bracing but grey days can be so dull.

I agree that baking and curling up with a book are great ways to fight the winter blues. I love the idea of sitting by an open fire in a library and I'm now going to go and research libraries with open fires and see if London has any!

Lighting candles is quite a nice way to add some cosiness at home during the colder months and if I'm able I like to get a bit of exercise. I'm limited in terms of what kind and how much exercise I can do but I usually go to a yoga class once a week, which is hard work but always boosts my mood. I think it's a combination of the endorphins from the exercise and also being around other people that helps.

For some reason I've not picked up my camera for a very long time now but taking photos and sometimes drawing the things around me can be a nice way to notice life's little pleasures, which may otherwise be difficult to see, especially if you're feeling SAD.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

A Little Introduction...

My Photo

Get Joyful Posts Delivered to You...

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner