How to be a Winter-Ready Woman

Are you always disorganized when winter comes around? Sure, you might have bought those supplements and spent a fortune on a new wardrobe, but does it really need to be so difficult? Not to mention, it can be embarrassing having to admit defeat and ask for help when it all gets too much. Worry not! This is your year to be a winter-ready woman, and get yourself and your life in order as the nights roll in. You don’t need to spend a fortune on fancy products either, in fact, by just making a few simple changes you will be ready for anything that the season throws your way.

Get your health in order

Keeping your body in tiptop health is paramount during the winter months. All those seasonal bugs and sniffles can affect even the strongest of immune systems, sapping your energy and mood. Be sure to stock up on your vitamin C and D levels to keep your body working optimally – so increase your intake of citrus fruits and enjoy those seasonal greens. Do be conscious of your diet and food choices this festive season – an increase in sugar and alcohol can not only be detrimental to your waistline, but it will also see your energy levels depleted and make you feel run down rather quickly. Be sure to book in at your local medical center to have a quick seasonal health check too, to put your mind and body at ease.

Look after your assets

From winter-proofing your house to getting your vehicle ready for the winter months, it’s important to make sure that you are prepared as much as possible for the colder weather. Does your home insurance cover natural disaster? Have you replaced any loose tiles? If you are looking to do some DIY yourself, don’t be stubborn – sometimes it can be good to ask an expert first.

It’s essential to keep your car in good working order ready for winter; you never know when you may need to make an extra trip. Check basic elements of your vehicle’s motor – such as the antifreeze and oil levels. Even if you store your car in a parking lot or garage, failure to maintain the engine could see you calling out a pickup truck. It’s also worth booking your motor in for a quick checkup. For example, Lexus service can help with a range of repair needs.

Take it easy

All ready for winter? Now’s the time to sit back, relax and enjoy the festive season. Keep up your health and fitness regime by exploring new classes. Yoga or even Tai Chi is ideal if you want some me time away from your hectic household. If you are blessed with snow, why not get outside with your family and enjoy the season? As long as you are all wrapped up warm, there’s no reason not to enjoy the best of what winter has to offer.

Keep these few tips in mind, and you are soon to be a winter-ready woman!

Thanks to Carol Trehearn

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