Top 5 tips to beat the winter blues

Do you struggle to get motivated in the cold, dark winter months? Well, here's Flock and Fern's 5 top tips to help beat the winter blues!

1. Make the most of daylight

Make the most of daylight

It may feel unappealing when it's cold outside but exposure to natural light (and Vitamin D) increases the levels of serotonin in the brain, which is associated with improved mood.

2. Eat well & exercise

Eat well healthy eating

Good food full of vitamins can help improve your mood. A brisk walk with friends helps to release endorphins and make a huge difference to how you feel.

3. Get lost in a good book

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Research has shown that reading can improve your mental wellbeing by encouraging relaxation, so get stuck into a good book! Check out one of our faves here.

4. Be kind to yourself

Pamper yourself

Slow down and take some time for yourself! Pamper yourself with some of our luxe products which will help boost your mood and, your skin will thank you for it too!

5. Get Hygge with it!

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Light a candle or 4 - our hibiscus and white tea candle is not only eco-friendly but also fills your space with a calming and relaxing scent. Then just turn off the tech and snuggle down with a good book or a Netflix marathon.

Hope this helps!

These tips are what we find helps us. Remember, there is nothing wrong with asking for help. Sharing how you are feeling with family, friends or somebody you trust can often be the first step towards making things better. Remember, be kind to yourself!