8 Cheap Ways to Beat the Winter Blues ...

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Do you know any ways to beat the winter blues?

For most people, the answer is probably no, but it’s time that changed!

Medical research suggests that the urge to hibernate in the winter is real, and these colder months can have a big impact on your mood and general health.

Need a boost?

There’s plenty of natural ways to beat the winter blues, and make yourself feel happier – and most don’t cost anything, either.2

1. Reset Your Rhythm…

One of the easiest and most effective ways to beat the winter blues is to reset your circadian rhythm.

In real terms?

Heal your body from those festive late nights and New Year lie-ins by resetting your body clock.

Aim to go to sleep and wake up at the same time every day, regardless of the weekend.

You’ll soon retrain your body to work on winter-time, too!2

2. Go Fish…

During the winter, it’s much harder to keep your Vitamin D levels topped up.

I mean, I can barely remember when I last saw the sun!

As well as impacting your mood, Vitamin D is responsible for strengthening the teeth and bones, and regulating calcium levels.

Get out for a winter walk whenever you can, but supplement your levels by consuming plenty of eggs, oily fish and fortified cereals.

Salmon is an excellent source!

3. Meditate…

This is one I’m really keen to try.

Meditation isn’t a new craze, but it certainly seems to have an army of people who swear by it.

You can do it in as little as ten minutes a day, and it’ll calm you and clear your mind.

I’ve been told to sit in a quiet place, dim the lights and close your eyes.

Repeat a two-syllable sound to yourself slowly, letting your other thoughts float away.

Once your ten minutes are up, slowly open your eyes and allow yourself to come back down gradually.2

Repeat once or twice a day for a much-improved mood.

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