Winter can be a really tricky time. The cold and dark means that we tend to live a more internal life. For some this can cause fear, isolation and sadness. Energy levels naturally dip and if life is expected to continue with the same level of drive and exertion, problems can arise.
Sometimes, it’s the busy-ness of life that stops us sitting with ourselves, knowing ourselves, and being OK with ourselves. If we’re not happy with ourselves, then this time can be scary. If we haven’t built our reserves throughout the year, and then naturally tone things down in autumn and winter, it can feel that we won’t have enough to get through. And that can be terrifying.
Here’s your winter survival guide.