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 El Paso, we recognize that moving from a warm-weather spot to a cold climate is usually jarring --- teeth-chattering, one might proclaim. Needless to say, you understood it would be cooler than the spot where you used to reside, nevertheless you was clueless about exactly how distinct just about everything in your life would be. You can forget about grabbing your vehicle keys and sprinting out the door with just shorts and a T-shirt on. Oh no. You must put on a variety of wintry gear before you can go outside. No more leaving the windows open all day to get nice fresh air moving through your residence. Not a chance, you will need to leave the windows shut and turn up the heat.

Goodness! What to do? 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 find that there are things about it that appeal to you! And even if it turns out that you don't grow to like the winter weather, you can use a few coping mechanisms that can make it a lot more tolerable.


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

Set some comfy lined house 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 goes a considerable ways when it comes to keeping your toes toasty and will help your house feel cozier.

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

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

For those who have a fireplace, use 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 endurable.


No, you cannot 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 how to embrace the snow and appreciate it. As opposed to looking at snow mainly as a burden (shoveling, scraping your car windows, traveling on slick roadways), think of all the entertainment 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 even just 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 raises your body temperature. When you get good at it, the fluid and repeating movement are incredibly relaxing. It is a great way to meet people, too. If you are more ambitious, opt for snow skiing or snowboarding. Many mountain regions have snow schools which give training in the basics. When you glide down the mountain, you simply can't help but be affected by the beauty of nature everywhere. You will feel invigorated.

Take it from us, your professional movers in El Paso, yes, moving from a warm to a cold environment requires getting used to. However if that's where you find yourself, 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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