Dec, 12

9 Tips for Fighting the Winter Blahs as the Days Grow Shorter

Enjoy this article by Kimberly Snyder as the shortest day of the year approaches…

We’re rapidly approaching the shortest days of the year. In some places, it’s getting dark as early as 4:30 right now. I often hear people comment about how depressing it is when they drive to work in the dark and return home in the dark. Or if they have an office job, and leave at the end of the day and it is already dark.

But from a yoga perspective, the winter solstice is the true new year, where you let go and bring closure to the past year. Out of the dark comes the seeds of new growth, and the emergence of light and new beginnings. It is a time to contemplate all that doesn’t serve you anymore and let go, as you allow for more space to let the new in.

Read more:  http://kimberlysnyder.net/blog/2012/12/18/9-tips-for-fighting-the-winter-blahs-as-the-days-grow-shorter/?inf_contact_key=042db499115e1555a49db90cade22961f186df7010aeffc2b45230b3bcd0e933