It is Time to Think Spring



It is safe to say that by the time February rolls around, most people are done with winter. They are ready for continuous sunshine and blooming flowers. However, we may have to hold out on our hopes for spring a little longer. Mother nature isn’t being very kind to us this year, and at this rate, she doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.


As if a pandemic, fights for equality, lockdowns, and virtual learning weren’t enough, the Lehigh Valley has already seen more than 40 inches of snow this winter. With an average of only 29 inches per year, we can assume that this winter will be one for the record books.


Winter and the cold months can have an effect on a person’s mental health. The cold weather can make people feel isolated and increase signs of depression and anxiety.


Since most of us haven’t seen a single blade of grass in our yards for over a month, it is important to think as positively as possible. It can be hard with all of the other pressures of the world weighing on our shoulders, but spring and better times are all ahead of us.


It is important for us to try our best to forge ahead and think spring. Warmer days are in our future. But if not, let's all keep our shovels handy.