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6 TIPS TO BEAT JANUARY BLUES, WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

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Are you are feeling low! Understand that this is normal. Everyone, to some extent, experiences post-Christmas/New Years Blues. Start looking at January as the opportunity to start new things and new projects. et yourself realistic goals.

TIP 1.

After the Christmas decorations have been packed and put away for another year, your home has a tendency to look tired and a bit worn. If you don’t feel like painting an entire room, still get the paintbrushes out and touch up any scrapes and marks. Even doing this will make a significant difference to the overall appearance of your home.

TIP 2

Purge the pantry cupboard. Get rid of any out-of-date products as well as any remaining Christmas food

TIP 3.

Money is usually tight during January. However, don’t let that stop you from bonding with your home again. You don’t always have to be buying stuff to start taking an interest in your home.

TIP 4

Make a list of the areas of your home that need decluttered. Start with a few small drawers and work yourself up to the more time-consuming areas. I always find that once you get the first little project completed, it will inject motivation in you to get more done. Remember, Start Small!

TIP 5.

Keep fit and stay active. Starting a gym membership is an excellent start to the new year. Unfortunately, this costs money. How about creating a daily commitment to walk your dog. Not everyone has a dog, but you can still make that commitment to yourself and get into Nature each day. It is coming home to a lovely hot latte coffee after your walk can be a great mood booster on its own.

TIP 6.

Finally, watch what you eat. Limit your takeouts to once a week. Making a food plan will not only save you money, but it will be much healthier for you in the long run.

Before you know it, January will have come and gone, and you will be well on the road to healthy new habits.