Winter is kind of a bummer much the way summer is; the extreme temps, the utter pain of being outdoors, and the hassle of preparing to go out. For me, one of the biggest challenges to winter is all about motivation. It's all good until about this time of year because fall is so exciting. Immediately following you have the holiday season. Then you have the start of a new year. All of these times are filled with their own special unique motivations.
But by now, the fresh feeling of the new year has ended and I need to work on strengthening and enforcing those internal motivations that keep me eating healthy, exercising and plugging away at the whole relaxation/meditation thing?
What works best for me is watching a few documentaries about food, healthy and/or wellness. There are lots of great ones available streaming instantly on Netflix. Here are a couple of my favorites: