Learning to Enjoy the Cold Weather When You Dont Really Like It

By Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

Being a professional moving company in Tulsa & Oklahoma City, we know that moving from a warm-weather area to a cold climate is often jarring --- teeth-chattering, one might say. Of course, you realized it will be colder than where you used to reside, however you was clueless about how different pretty much everything in your life could well be. Forget about snatching your car keys and heading out the door with just shorts and a T-shirt on. Oh no. You will need to wear a variety of wintry clothing items before you can proceed outside the house. No more leaving the windows wide open for hours on end to get marvelous fresh air circulating through your home. No, you will need to leave the windows locked and turn up the heat.
 

Goodness! What to do? Well, what you ought to do is learn to enjoy the cold weather even though you don't really love it. If you master to accept the cold instead of thinking of it as your adversary, you simply might realize that there are areas of it that you enjoy! And even in the event that you do not grow to like the frigid weather, you can utilize a few coping mechanisms that'll make it much more endurable.

MAKE THE RESIDENCE COMFORTABLE

A comfortable home goes a long way in the direction of making your own area comfy and toasty and boosts your overall sense of well-being. Stay away from the minimalist look - it'll make your house look and feel cold. Winter weather cozy conjures pictures of plump couches in extravagant material, soft throw pillows, area rugs or carpet.

Place some comfortable lined slippers beside the front door. Walking on bare wooden floors or tile can be very miserable in the winter months, especially if you aren't used to it. Carpeting your residence or getting various area rugs or throw rugs goes quite a distance when it comes to keeping your feet snug and can help your house feel cozier.

Bake something. Having the oven on can warm your house…and, the marvellous aroma of fresh bread or cookies in the oven is just plain relaxing. You'll feel better.

Get insulating windows treatments, such as honeycomb window blinds or heavy drapes, to block out the frigid weather.

Should you have a fireplace, make use of it! Nothing is more pleasing than resting on the couch, sipping some hot chocolate, with a crackling fire going. Electric fireplaces work, also.

DON THE RIGHT CLOTHES WHEN YOU VENTURE OUTSIDE

Heading outside the house when you're not dressed for it is miserable, so be prepared for the frigid weather when it is time to get out. Put money into a number of sweatshirts, sweaters, down jacket, waterproof lined boots, wool socks, hats, scarves, and gloves or mittens. Donning snug layered clothing helps make the wintry weather far more bearable.

CHECK OUT SOMETHING NEW - ENGAGE IN COLD-WEATHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

No, you cannot go swimming outside…however the cold weather provides really fantastic out of doors opportunities that you just will not have in hot weather - for example, snow. Learn how to embrace the snow and appreciate it. As opposed to thinking about snow just as a burden (shoveling, scraping your car windows, driving on slippery roads), think of all the entertainment it may provide. Watch kids playing in the snow. They LOVE it…building snowmen, a fort, having a snowball fight, making snow angels, going sledding, or simply sliding down a hill on a piece of cardboard. Indulge your inner youngster and play.

Try ice skating. It's a fantastic activity and will really get the cardiovascular system pumping, which then elevates your body temperature. Should you get proficient at it, the fluid and repeated motion are incredibly comforting. It is a great way to meet people, as well. If you are more ambitious, take up snow skiing or snowboarding. Many mountain regions have snow schools which provide instruction in the essentials. When you drift down the mountain, you simply can't help but be impacted by the splendor of nature all over the place. You will feel invigorated.

Take it from us, your professional movers in Tulsa & Oklahoma City, of course, moving from a warm to a cold local climate will take getting accustomed to. But if that's where you find yourself, you might as well try to enjoy what it has to offer. As they say, "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em!"

 

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