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My New Appreciation For Spring Solitude

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Oregon chapter.

Spring is in the air, and it’s a season of renewal and cleansing away the winter months. Even in the coldest of places the sun is starting to shine, and everyone gets a little bit nicer with their extra dose of Vitamin D. Every season holds its own attributes, but here’s why spring may just top them all. 

First of all, the days are longer and more enticing. After Daylight Savings, the day starts later and goes longer. The added hour of sunshine gives you the extra motivation you need to get that extra project or two done.

You can go outside to enjoy the outdoors. There’s no more snow or horrendous rain that’s caging you in your home so get out and get going.

With the gray days behind us, there’s a new sense of creativity in the air. Take up a new hobby with the new season and see what hidden talents you can unveil. 

Fresh produce is in officially in season! Go to your local farmer’s market with the new found sun and discover what is being grown all around you.

You can stop and smell the roses—literally! With spring comes the blooming of flowers and the addition of color back into the world. Overall there’s a sense of calm, and you should take advantage of it while you can.

No more gym! The nice weather means there’s no need to continue to workout inside a musty gym full of strangers. Explore the world of hiking, trail running, biking, etc. and see what spring nature has to add to your worn out workout routine.

Overall, spring is the season of opportunity and reinvention. Don’t let the things of the past keep you in a winter mood. Go outside, enjoy the benefits of the new season and find your happy!

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