6. Green Your Home with Plants
Living things can perk up your home, your office, and your frame of mind. Green plants not only look beautiful, but houseplants can even improve air quality.
Chances are that someone in your family received some games for Christmas, and maybe you played a few. Playing doesn’t have to end because Christmas is over. Gather the family for game night. Join the kids and make a jigsaw puzzle. Try your hand at a video game. You’re never too old to play, so get in there and have a good time!
8. Take Up a New Hobby
So you’ve always wanted to take up whittling…or building birdhouses…or painting…or crafting. Whatever it is you’ve always wanted to do, how about just taking the plunge and getting started. You may be more talented than you realized, or you may find out you don’t enjoy it after all. But you’ll never know until you try and if it’s not for you, there’s no obligation to continue. The fun is in trying.
What piques your interest? What do you long to learn? Enrolling in a class or workshop on your favorite topic can help beat the blues and add some excitement to your life. Knowledge is invigorating!
10. Make Healthy Lifestyle Changes
It’s hard to feel good on a bad diet. The choices you make for your body have a direct impact on how you feel physically and emotionally. If you’re feeling blue, perhaps you can turn things around by dumping those bad holiday eating habits and turning toward fruits and veggies and other healthy foods. A brisk walk, especially in a green environment, can work wonders for body and soul.
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