As the chilly months set in, it becomes more and more necessary to stay indoors during the blustery days of winter. Don’t let getting stuck inside steal your fun OR make you bored. Consider these 6 ways to prevent going stir crazy indoors in the winter.

Try a New Recipe

Make the most of your time indoors and dig out that recipe you’ve been meaning to try. If it’s chilly outside, you’ll have as much time as you need to cook up a storm in your own home.

If you’re looking for recipes, here are of some of our favorite comfort foods:

Sweet Potato Kale Soup

Whey Good Alfredo Pasta

Spinach + Ricotta Protein Calzone

Or, if you’re a smoothie enthusiast, you finally have the time to make that gorgeous and nutritious smoothie bowl you saw on Pinterest. Next time you’re at the grocery store, pick up some of these items to keep on hand: frozen fruit, tera’swhey® protein powder, dried fruit, seeds and nuts.

Exercise Indoors

With technology today, a fun workout is only a click away on a computer or phone app. Try in-home yoga, free Pilates videos, or fitness apps to get a great indoor workout without leaving your door. The sky is the limit for these creative indoor workouts!

Finally Get Around to Those Home Projects

Days indoors are perfect opportunities to complete some of the home improvement projects you’ve been meaning to get done. From cleaning out your closet to home renovation, there are always ways to spruce up your home, so take advantage of the chilly days!

Build a Blanket Fort

Bring back the good old days and make a fort out of furniture, pillows and blankets. Bring some extra blankets and warm socks underneath it to stay extra cozy! Plus, though you might not have had laptops as a child, these days, you can bring your Netflix right into the fort with you!

Plan Your Next Vacay

If you’re stuck indoors due to freezing temperatures, you might be dreaming of your next vacation to the perfect destination. Make it happen! You’ll have plenty of hours to search for the best destinations and deals. By the time you’re finished, you’ll be excited for your next big trip.

Catch Up With Your Faves

If you’ve been meaning to make that phone call to your long distance best friend or family member, video chatting makes catching up a breeze! Being trapped indoors offers the perfect opportunity to bundle up in a blanket and catch up with one of your favorite people.

 

How do you make the most of the coldest days of the year? Let us know by commenting below!

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