Writing Through Winter Blues
I don't do well with winter. Despite all this time trapped indoors and away from my bicycle and sunny beach distractions, my mood starts to match the New England weather outside my window.
My brain and my words turn monochrome, moody and sludgy.
And yet ...
And yet, we must get up every day and be grateful for this day and for ... well ... being able to get up and out of bed. However busy we are, we must take time out to enjoy some small, incidental pleasures.
So today, despite the weather woman's warnings of wind chills, I will leave my desk and get out there to turn my face toward the winter light.
Last year, I published a blog article, "10 Ways To Brighten Your Winter Work Day" at "World of Psychology," a series of wellness and mental health blogs hosted by PsychCentral.
Click here to read the complete article and my 10 tips for winter wellness.
Like to share your tricks for winter writing and wellness? Write in the comments below.