Are you lacking energy, feeling tired or depressed?
It is estimated that between 2-10% of Canadians are emotionally affected by the cold temperatures and lack of light in winter. If you are feeling tired or depressed, come and speak with us at Student Services. It will also do you good to step outside for regular walks, especially on sunny days.
Wash your hands regularly to avoid spreading germs.
Occasionally open the windows to air out your apartment. This will reduce some of the negative health effects from all the hot and dry air.
Purchase a humidifier.
Keep your thermostat at 21 °C during the day and 18 °C at night (or while you’re away).
Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables to keep your immune system strong.
Drink lots of water and hot drinks to stay hydrated.
Apply moisturizer and lip balm.
Try out some winter sports: snowshoeing, skating, downhill or cross-country skiing, tobogganing. You’ll have a blast!
Embrace the cold
Take in some great winter events happening in Montréal and throughout Quebec.