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15 Ways to Ditch the Drab

Goodbye, winter doldrums! These 15 fresh strategies will help you kick the blues to the curb.

By Lambeth Hochwald

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Peter Krumhardt
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Try a Plant Pick-Me-Up

Filling your home with green plants is a guaranteed pick-me-up during even the bleakest wintry days. "Plants not only brighten a room but they also add a big psychological boost," says John Sharp, M.D., a psychiatrist and author of The Emotional Calendar.

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