This is easy enough to change; simply refuse to participate in the Misery Olympics. Talk about how the cold gives you a chance to drink tea or hot chocolate all day. Talk about ice skating, or building snowmen. Bundle up and go for a walk outside, knowing that you’ll likely feel warmer and happier after a few minutes. Better yet, go with a friend. Social plans are a great reason to haul yourself out from under the covers.
Interesting account of Tromsø in northern Norway, a town that seems to be as far north as Barrow. It is another place where the Sun sets in November and rise in January. But people there have lower rates of Seasonal Affective Disorder than average.
So, sharing these tips in hopes they’ll help me and you.