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How to Make the Most Out of a Winter at Home

At Justice Homes, we strive to build homes that you want to spend time in. And good thing too, because as we get into the Winter season staying warm and cozy is a top priority for most of us. On top of the regular challenges to mental and physical wellbeing that Winter brings, in many areas of the US COVID-19 still poses a serious threat. Meaning strict restrictions are still in place. To help you keep your sanity and enjoy your time at home, here are a few suggestions on how to fill your time.

Share Your Screen

Just because you may not be able to spend time with friends and family in person does not mean that you cannot share time with them. Thanks to modern advancements in technology, seeing loved ones that may live thousands of miles away is possible with just the click of a button. And while many are somewhat burnt out on video conferencing, it is still an amazing way to stay connected. Plan game nights, happy hours, or talent shows as fun activities.

Take a Walk

A good habit to keep during all seasons is going for daily walks. Getting out, getting fresh air, and moving your body are all essential to keeping good mental and physical health. Just be sure to strap on a pair of walking shoes with good traction to make sure that you do not slip or fall.

Consult Your To-Do List

Winter is a time when life tends to slow down. Which makes it a great time to check off a few things that may have gotten pushed to the back burner when life was a bit more hectic. Tackling things like leaky faucets, clogged drains, or squeaky doors can help you feel productive and keep you mentally stimulated.

Cultivate a New Skill or Craft

Filling some of your downtime by trying out a new skill or craft is an excellent way to make the most of your time at home. Crocheting, painting, or any other craft you have been curious about can now be explored thanks to the extra time on your hands. Or you can even try out new and ambitious recipes.

With a little creativity, spending time indoors does not have to be something to dread. With some projects in mind, it may even turn into something that you look forward to!

By Justice Homes 12-21-2020