Our Top 10 Ways To Beat Those Winter Blues

Our Top 10 Ways To Beat Those Winter Blues

After having a few weeks of warm weather, we woke up this morning to some very unexpected COLD, GLOOMY weather. Ever since then, I have been feeling kind of down, and unable to shake these WINTER BLUES. Up until today, I had high hopes that this cold weather was behind us, and have been excitedly looking forward to Spring. But today really knocked the wind right out of my sails. 

It comes as no surprise that most people feel down or depressed during the winter months, and it is actually a very common problem that affects a large number of people. It is called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). If you think about it, most people are stuck indoors during the winter months trying to stay hidden from the wintery, gloomy, overcast weather outdoors. And we all know that when we are trapped indoors for long periods of time, we aren’t able to get much needed fresh air, sunlight, and social interaction. All of which are essential to a happy, healthy lifestyle.

Well, if you are like us….trying to fight the winter blues, we have a few solutions to help brighten your moon, and get you back on track! Here are some of our top tips for a better, and maybe even enjoyable winter for you and your entire family!Continue reading

Be A “Yes” Man or Woman

Be A “Yes” Man or Woman

Today while at the gym, I was flipping through the television on the elliptical. After a while, my husband (Patrick) came up and got on the machine next to me. We began to have a conversation, and I had completely forgotten about the t.v., what channel it was on, or what show I was even watching.

Once we finished our conversation, I began watching the t.v. again. But, I had forgotten my ear buds at home and could not hear what they were saying in the movie. I could only read the subtitles on the bottom of the screen. After trying to figure out what was going on in the movie, this is what I was able to decipher about it: It was a Jim Carrey movie, but that was about it. HAHA! I just knew that I had never seen it before.Continue reading