Cold blistering temperatures, howling winds, ice, snowstorms, slick roads, school and flight cancellations etc.… are very common during month of January. Such extreme temperatures definitely impact our daily duties. Things that were once simple now require time and planning. For example, leaving to go anywhere is now a twenty minute ordeal as you have warm up the car, put on layers of clothes before leaving, and drive slowly.
Yes, winter blues has the ability to set in and damper one’s spirit but as the saying goes, the cup is half empty or half full…perception being the determining factor. I choose to see the glass half full and face January with a recrudescent attitude and relish in activities that warm me spiritually, physically, and emotionally. Continue reading