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IN Lifestyle ON 30 Nov, 2014
Winters are certainly a beautiful time of the year. But at times this season can alter our daily lives way too much.
It can irritate us to such an extent that may want it to just pass by as soon as possible.
To save you from the winter season frustration here are some very useful tricks which can make your life super easy as well as healthy.
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In winters most of us tend to stay indoors. Staying in enclosed spaces for longer times can increase germ growth.
Thus, purification of air is a must. Air purifier and house plants can help us with this making our environment germ free.
Dehydration can be a bigger issue in winter season as compared to sweaty summers. Dry cold air make you feel less thirsty. As a result the water intake gets reduced which leads to dehydration. Solution is just drink it up more often and simply keep yourself well hydrated.
Winter season dries up your beautiful soft skin.This causes your skin to crack and flake.
To keep it smooth and soft moisturize with body creams rich in vitamin E and essential oils. ['Also,make sure you moisturize those not so easily accessible areas too.
Simply pour some vinegar into a spray bottle and use it to melt out the ice from your windshields.
Make soap and water your good friends this winter. Washing hands more often can save you from that annoying cold.
The winter air is too dried up and lacking the necessary moisture. Use humidifier to moisten up the air. This will help you keeping your skin fresh and your nasal passage hydrated.
Next time you go out to shovel your sidewalk or drive way, simply spray some non stick cooking oil on the scoop surface of your shovel.
This little trick prevents snow from sticking to your shovel thus making your job much easier and faster.
Take up a pair of sneakers and screw up the sole with some short screws.This will give you the necessary grip while walking on that lightly ice covered road and prevent you from slipping.
Staying in all winter is definitely not a good idea.Social isolation often leads to mental depression further compromising your health. To stay happy and healthy socialize, meet up new people and go for an outing few times a week.
Vitamin D deficiencies are pretty much common in winters particularly due to insufficient exposure to sunlight. Foods rich in the vitamin D, such as fortified juices, egg yolks and fatty fish, can help .You can also ask your doctor about Vitamin D supplements.