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How to Relax During The Depths Of Winter

Posted by Lisa Edwards on

Baby, it’s more than cold outside! The sky is gray and the temperature is in the mid-teens. The days are short and all you want to do is snuggle with a nice cup of hot tea. Here are a few suggestions to have to get cozy, relax, destress and actually enjoy this time of year.

  1. Electric Blanket
  2. For those extra cold nights, break out the electric blanket.

  3. A Glowing Candle
  4. With 50 varieties to choose from and no place like home, this scented candle will certainly relax you and take you back to a simple time in life. You can also order a candle that  smells like your home state
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  5. Stay-in Pajama Pants 
  6. The name says it all, “made-well” and Comfortable. Check out this list of the 12 best pajamas for lounging.

  7. Cozy throw Pillow 
  8. Just in case you need a reminder, before you snuggle up to your newest novel or catch up on the latest Netflix, this cozy pillow certainly fits the bill.

  9. Himalayan Salt Lamp

  10. While creating a soft glow, the Himalayan Natural Crystal Salt Lamp also works as an air purifier. When lit, the lamp emits negative ions that fight against positively charged particles that cause you to feel stuffy and sluggish.
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  11. Socks
  12. Nothing reminds you of winter like cold feet.Treat yourself to a good pair a fuzzy and cozy socks. you can relax by the fire and keep your feet warm.

  13. Tea for Two
  14. Anything that could be poured out of something as lovely as this teapot will certainly be delicious. Try my favorite: white chocolate peppermint rooibos from teavana. 

  15. Bake Yummy Cookies
  16. For some, baking can be a very therapeutic way to enjoy the winter, plus your house will get extra warmth from the oven. Since January 20 is National Buttercrunch day, we think this Taste Of Home recipe is definitely something you should try!

Relax and destress with one or all of the above and enjoy the January cold like never before. If you should find that after all of this relaxation, you are still grinding your teeth, please visit us at www.sovanightguard.com and check out our award winning night grinding solution.

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