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

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Being a professional moving company in Colorado Springs, we recognize that moving from a warm-weather spot to a cold climate is usually jarring --- teeth-chattering, one may proclaim. Naturally, you understood it will be cooler than where you used to dwell, nevertheless you didn't realize just how different pretty much everything in your life could well be. No more grabbing your vehicle keys and running out the door with only shorts and a T-shirt on. Oh no. You must put on a variety of wintry paraphernalia before you go outdoors. Forget about leaving the windows wide open throughout the day to get pleasant fresh air sweeping through the home. Nope, you will need to leave the windows shut and turn up the heat.

Yikes! How to proceed? Well, what you should do is learn how to enjoy the frigid weather even though you don't genuinely love it. If you figure out to accept the cold rather than thinking about it as your foe, you simply could discover that there are things about it that you like! And even in the event you never grow to adore the frigid weather, you can utilize a few coping mechanisms that will make it a lot more endurable.


A comfortable house goes a long way when it comes to making your individual living space comfortable and warm and boosts your existing perception of well-being. Steer clear of the minimalist look - it'll make your home appear and feel cold. Wintry weather cozy brings pictures of plump sofas in sumptuous material, soft throw pillows, area rugs or carpet.

Position some cozy lined house slippers near the front door. Walking on bare wooden floors or tile can be quite uncomfortable in the winter, particularly if you aren't accustomed to it. Carpeting your home or buying various area rugs or throw rugs should go quite a distance toward keeping your feet toasty and can make your home feel cozier.

Bake something. Having the oven on can warm your home…and also, the magnificent aroma of fresh bread or cookies in the oven will be simply soothing. You can expect to feel better.

Get insulating windows treatments, like honeycomb shades or heavy drapes, to block the cold.

Should you have a fireplace, make use of it! There is nothing more pleasing than relaxing on the couch, enjoying some hot cocoa, with a crackling fire going. Electric powered fireplaces work, too.


Venturing outside if you are not dressed for it is miserable, so be prepared for the cold weather if it is time to head out. Invest in a number of sweatshirts, sweaters, down jacket, waterproof lined boots, wool socks, hats, scarves, and gloves or mittens. Wearing toasty layered attire helps make the winter weather far more endurable.


No, you can't go swimming outside…however the wintry weather provides extremely enjoyable out of doors opportunities which you don't have in warm weather - for instance, snow. Learn how to embrace the snow and enjoy it. Instead of thinking of snow just as a burden (shoveling, scraping your windshield, traveling on slippery streets), think about all the entertainment it could produce. Watch kids playing in the snow. They LOVE it…building snowmen, a fort, having a snowball fight, making snow angels, going sledding, or even just sliding down a incline on a piece of cardboard. Indulge your inner child and play.

Check out ice skating. It is a fun activity and can really get the heart pumping, which then elevates your body temperature. If you get efficient at it, the fluid and repeated motion are extremely relaxing. It's a good way to meet people, too. If you are more ambitious, opt for snow skiing or snowboarding. Many mountain regions have snow schools which provide instruction in the fundamentals. While you move down the mountain, you simply can't help but be affected by the magnificence of nature everywhere. You'll feel invigorated.

Take it from us, your professional movers in Colorado Springs, yes, moving from a hot to a cold climate will take some getting used to. However if that's where you are, you might as well attempt to enjoy what it can offer. As we say, "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em!"


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