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BY SHANTI DOUGLAS

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BY SHANTI DOUGLAS

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Hibernationville PACK WELL FOR WINTER’S JOURNEY TO CREATE EMOTIONAL HYGGE

Have you ever taken a road trip across country or backpacked through Europe? Besides a sense of adventure, one of the most important ingredients in a successful trip is being smart about what you bring with you. You don’t want to overpack and drag along unnecessary items that will get in your way and be burdensome (a coffee maker, for instance). You also don’t want to forget those items that are necessary and that will fill your travels with ease and a sense of comfort (think: your favorite fuzzy blanket). Not too much. Not too little. As Goldilocks knew, pack enough to ensure your conditions will be just right.

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UNLOAD EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE NOW As the seasons change and New England winter fast approaches, it’s important to pack well for this year’s lengthy trip to Hibernationville. There are some bright spots there— sunshine reflecting off fresh snow and cozy winter evenings with friends or curled up with mulled cider and a movie. But for the most part, Hibernationville is a place that’s cold and dark. Even for those who love winter and its many joys, expansive and high-energy movement can feel awkward and the pace of life inside and out slows down. For those of us who find winter long and taxing, this is especially true. In preparation, you want to bring the right gear to match these distinct conditions so that you’re as comfortable and healthy as possible, fully energized to meet spring when

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Around Concord Winter 2018/2019  

Volume 11, No. 4

Around Concord Winter 2018/2019  

Volume 11, No. 4

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