Winter can be a tough one. For you? For me. For a lot of folks I know. Although winter lends itself to all things cozy (which I love) the amount of slowing down can be disconcerting, particularly after the holiday rush about. Just recently I have noticed that my spirit calms in the winter, it hibernates. I might even say I tend in a depressive state but I wouldn’t say I get depressed. My season is just different. I’m storing up. I’m collecting. I’ thinking. I’m doing a lot on the inside.
“don’t think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It’s quiet, but the roots are down there riotous.”
This quote sums it all up for me. It feels so accurate. I love how nature and the seasons can teach us these things. I’ll take my lead from the flowers.
5 Ways to Find Light in the Darkness of Winter
Cook. Lots of warm and yummy food.
2. SLOW DOWN and read. allow yourself the brain space to get into the story.
3. plan your spring garden!
4. take yourself on a photo walk and capture some of the sites you see – look out for colors and textures that are new or unique.