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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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Chocolate chip cookies
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Bake and Deliver

Stick a tray of chocolate chip cookies in your oven and you'll warm your kitchen—and transform it into a delicious-smelling space in the process. "Go one step further and deliver a batch to a friend or neighbor and you'll transport yourself from a dark mood to a lighthearted one," says Zoe Saint-Paul, a life coach in Baltimore. "The small act of presenting something you made from scratch will do wonders to help you stay positive and cheerful through the winter months."

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