finally here, and if the forecasts are correct then this will be an incredibly
cold couple of months. If you want to keep warm without cranking up the heat
all day and night, here are some suggestions to help you out…
A fire is
ideal, a candle is great and even a lamp will do. Adding a cozy glow will make
you feel so much warmer — mentally and physically.
You know you'll
feel toasty with the smell of something delicious wafting around your home and
eating a delicious snack will certainly help improve your chilly, grouchy
mental state. Best of all the heat generated by the oven will warm up
It may seem
like a small change but the fabric of your clothes and blankets can make a
world of difference. Cotton and linen can often stay cool and make you feel
cold-- instead replace those with a fluffy wool or fleece blanket. Don`t forget
to keep your feet warm too, make sure you have a thick pair of wool socks to
wear around the house.
colour won’t do anything to physically warm your apartment, but a difference in
colour can provide mental influence and help you feel like you’re in a warmer
space. Dark red, warm yellow and orange are great colours for the Winter.
Conserve the Heat You Have
the thermostat turned up, you can still lose heat and find that your apartment
is colder than it should be. There are a few easy ways to keep the heat inside
your apartment, and in the room you’re staying in. Clearly your windows are
going to be the biggest source of cold air into your apartment, so first you
want to make sure that there is no draft allowing cold air into your apartment—if
there is be sure to contact your landlord to have that corrected.
perfectly insulated windows it would still be best to double up on blinds, or
invest in thicker blinds to keep the cold air out. Keep doors closed when you’re
in one room to keep the warm air from escaping.