One of the hardest things for an addict is boredom, and the cold winter can bring that about. In addition to that, the days are shorter and the weather is less than hospitable. Don’t let winter be the cause of a relapse or the cause of an addiction. Here are some things you can do to get through the winter happy and healthy:
If your mood seems to visibly dip in the winter, think about talking to your doctor about antidepressants, and a therapist about healthy ways to cope with the change in season. While winter may make the world turn a little darker, it doesn’t mean yours needs to.