5 Things To Try This Weekend: Winter Blues Busters

With an abrupt end to the holiday season, chilly temps and an overall lack of sunshine, staying in good spirits during the winter can be difficult. But don’t be discouraged—today we’re sharing 5 ideas for beating those winter blues! As always, we love to see which of our tips you’re trying, so don’t forget to share with us using the hashtag #GG5things and by tagging @glitterguide on Twitter and Instagram.

By Emily Ribick

Rise earlier.
Sorry, night owls! Studies show that getting up early helps you regulate your sleep schedule and gives you extra time to work out and plan for the day ahead. And for all you star students out there: Rising early can even help you earn better grades!

Rise early and read in bed like Cassidy did when she gave us a tour of her home


Get outside.
We know it’s cold out there, but even a quick walk will leave you feeling calm and refreshed for the rest of the day!

Looking for outdoor activity inspiration? Read up on how Abby is training for her first race!


Treat yourself.
Whether you’ve just finished a final exam, a huge work presentation or a thorough apartment clean, there’s always an excuse to reward yourself!

We’re dying to try these Strawberry Nutella Poptarts from Broma Bakery


Declutter your wardrobe.
Organizing your closet will help you rediscover old pieces and give you an excuse for future shopping splurges come spring.

Get closet-decluttering tips from consignment queen Amanda Jungman of Socialite Auctions


Try something new!
Whether it’s a new fitness class or a watercolor paint kit, trying something out of the ordinary is a great way to spice up the dreary winter months!

Get inspired to break out your paints this winter with some of our past Watercolor Wednesday posts!

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Author: Carly Hill

Raised in Northern Michigan, she now lives in NYC and splits her time working in social media, being a GG editor & exploring the city for the next best meal! Follow on Instagram

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