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January 10, 2021

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

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As a professional moving company in San Antonio, we recognize that moving from a warm-weather spot to a cold climate is usually jarring --- teeth-chattering, one may proclaim. Needless to say, you understood it will be colder than the spot where you used to reside, nevertheless you was clueless about how distinct just about everything in your life could well be. You can forget about grabbing your vehicle keys and sprinting out the door with only shorts and a T-shirt on. Oh no. You must wear a variety of wintry paraphernalia before you can go outdoors. Forget about leaving the windows open all day to get nice fresh air circulating through your residence. Not a chance, you will need to leave the windows shut and turn up the heat.

Goodness! How to proceed? Well, what you need to do is discover ways to enjoy the winter weather even if you do not genuinely like it. If you learn to accept the cold as opposed to thinking of it as your foe, you simply may discover that there are things about it that appeal to you! And even in case that that you do not grow to like the frigid weather, you can use a few coping mechanisms that can make it more acceptable.


A comfortable home goes a long way in the direction of making your own living space cozy and warm and boosts your overall perception of well-being. Avoid the minimalist look - it will make your domicile feel and look cold. Frigid weather cozy summons images of plump sofas in extravagant material, comfortable throw pillows, area rugs or carpet.

Set some comfy lined slippers beside the front door. Walking on bare wooden floors or tile can be extremely miserable in the wintertime, especially if you are not used to it. Carpeting your residence or purchasing some area rugs or throw rugs will go a considerable ways when it comes to keeping your toes toasty and can help your house feel cozier.

Bake something. Having the oven on should warm your home…and also, the delicious aroma of fresh bread or cookies in the oven is just simply comforting. You can expect to feel much better.

Find insulating windows treatments, such as honeycomb blinds or heavy drapes, to block out the cold temperatures.

For those who have a fireplace, utilize it! Nothing is more pleasing than relaxing on the couch, enjoying some hot chocolate, with a crackling fire going. Electric fireplaces work, also.


Venturing outside the house when you are not dressed for it is unpleasant, so be prepared for the cold 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. Dressing in snug layered clothing helps make the winter weather considerably more bearable.


No, it's not possible to go swimming outdoors…nevertheless the wintry weather presents extremely fun out of doors options which you do not have in hot weather - for example, snow. Discover ways to embrace the snow and enjoy it. Instead of looking at snow mainly as a burden (shoveling, scraping your car windows, traveling on slick roadways), consider all the fun it could present. Watch kids playing in the snow. They LOVE it…building snowmen, a fort, having a snowball fight, creating snow angels, going sledding, or maybe even sliding down a hillside on a piece of cardboard. Delight in your inner kid and play.

Consider ice skating. It's really a great activity and can really get the cardiovascular system pumping, which then elevates your body temperature. When you get good at it, the fluid and repeating movement are incredibly calming. It's actually a great way to meet people, too. Should you be more ambitious, opt for snow skiing or snowboarding. Many mountain regions have snow schools which give lessons in the basics. When you glide down the mountain, you simply can't help but be affected by the beauty of nature everywhere. You'll feel invigorated.

Take it from us, your professional movers in San Antonio, sure, moving from a warm to a cold environment usually takes getting used to. But if that's where you are, you might as well make an effort to enjoy what it can give. As they say, "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em!"


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