Ways on How to Banish Winter Tiredness
When it is dark or there is dim light outside and it is also cold and frozen outside, it really gives a lot of people a hard time to get out of bed or just out of the house. What most of these people do not know or realize is that there is a possibility that they are having winter tiredness.
Winter tiredness, just like any other life challenges had solutions to which when applied, one can be able to just operate normally even when it is cold and darker outside. In this article we are going to discuss the various things that can be done in order to overcome the problem of winter tiredness.
When you sleep longer than the normal sleep hours, there are high chances that you will become more lazy and thus have to act sluggishly so it is very important that you sleep for at most seven to eight hours so that you can be able to wake up earlier.
Allowing sunlight to get into the house because with less sunlight in the house, it means that your body produces a certain hormone which facilitates production of sleep for the body so letting in some natural light will alter the production of that hormone and thus you will not feel sleepy anymore.
It is known that lack of vitamin D and iron in the body is what mostly causes tiredness thus it is advisable that during winter, you also add foods which are rich in iron and vitamin D. Since stress and depression is known to drain energy from the body, it is advisable that you try to determine the root cause of your stress and be able to find a way of dealing with it whether it is caused by relationship problems or too much workload whatever it is, be able to deal with it or even seek medical advice.
You can even take a walk to the shopping centre during such times instead of using a car or any other means for transport so that you can be able to make your body active, you can also go for a bad Minton game at your locals sports centre or even go play a game of tennis or even a football game under flood lights as long it is an activity that you are actively participating in and you will be able to overcome the winter tiredness.
Some people normally forget that eating the right food during winter is very important and that it can be a cause of winter tiredness and that they end up eating a lot of junk foods and carbohydrates such as pastas potatoes, oats and bread which in turn leave you feeling sluggish and sleepy and thus it is important that you eat a balanced diet.