You probably already know how much the weather impacts your mood. Generally speaking, if it’s pleasantly warm and sunny out, you are probably in a better mood than if it’s dreary and cloudy or scorching hot. Light, warmth, and the overall climate play considerable roles in psychological science, which makes season preference an incredibly interesting topic.
You don’t have to drop thousands on a total porch remodel to infuse some new life into your front stoop. Wheater you are preparing your home to sell in the spring real estate market, or are just tired of your dull, undecorated front door area, these simple improvements can make a huge difference. These 9 tricks can help you make a great first impression and can all be accomplished in under two hours!
Face it; the winter is not just hard on your car. Our bodies and minds go through the wringer during the dark, cold months of winter. It is often hard to make the transition into spring and be energized for the upcoming season of family vacations, swimming pools, and the endless backyard barbeques. Here are just a few ways to recharge your mind and body for spring that won’t break the bank.
The winter is often a discouraging time for gardeners. Windy days and grey, gloomy skies, not to mention whether that doesn’t exactly support outdoor activities. January and February can be the most difficult times of the year, as you can almost taste spring and are filled with the ambition and motivation of the new year. So should you just forget about gardening for the entire winter? Certainly not! There are many things you can be doing today to prepare for the busy spring garden season, even when you’re staring at 4 inches of snow covering your dormant beds. Take some time to do these simple tasks that will make the planting season more organized and efficient and will help your garden flourish.
Spring cleaning shouldn’t only be something that applies to your home — it’s important to think about your body as well. By eating seasonal cleansing foods, it can help your body to naturally detox, eliminating potentially harmful substances while fueling it with nutrition that will help you feel revitalized, energized and revved up as the weather begins to warm again. [Read more…]