8 Stay-Happy Tricks to Get You Through Winter

Once the novelty of roaring fires, hot cocoa, and chunky sweaters wears off, winter can be a pretty depressing. The days are shorter, the weather is drearier, and the temperatures can drop so low that it becomes unsafe to go outside. Not fun. Winter can also lead to a very common condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder, a.k.a. SAD. Whether you’ve just got a case of cold-weather blues or you’re suffering from a serious bout of seasonal depression, there are several  tactics that can keep your spirits lifted.

Scroll through for eight ways to stay happy this winter!