Posted on Jan 24, 2022

Blow Those Winter Blues Away - 3 Digbeth Style Tips

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Blow Those Winter Blues Away - 3 Digbeth Style Tips

Happy January Birmingham,

Now that the final covid restrictions seem to be finally ending, we will all hopefully start emerging from what seems like a very long hibernation.

The winter months can be hard for many reasons, its cold, its dark and its damp. Most of us also had next to no Christmas Parties in 2020 & 2021 (unless your name is Boris Johnson). However we are here to tell you there is light at the end of the tunnel (quite literaly). You may have noted this week that the sun is hanging a little bit longer in the sky and the light is staying a tad longer, almost enough for some after work dusk. In 2 months time (27th March 2022). We will be welcoming spring back by putting those clocks one hour forward (Pro Tip; Spring Forward, Fall Back).

In the mean time over the next 8 weeks there are many things you can do to boost your mood, check out our top 3 tips;

1) Increase your social interations - seeing friends, family and colleagues can be one of the best ways to beat the winter blues away. Chatting, laughing, socialising are all great ways to boost your mood and get support from your nearest and dearest. One of the best places to do this is ofcourse The Floodgate, we pride our selves on offering a great social place for everyone to hang out and be themselves. While you are there it would be a crime not to try the best cocktails in Digbeth.

2) Get more exercise - It has been proven that increasing your activity levels can do wonders for your mind, body & soul. Getting your heart rate pumping and muscles moving trigger all sorts of amazing hormones in your body, ever heard of the runners high? Yet again, this is where The Floodgate can come to the rescue. Offering Baseball, Curling & PitPat Table Golf we have activities for all levels of ability. 

3) Get more sun (or vitamin D supplements) - During the winter our ability to get our full dose of Vitamin D from the sun is reduced, as our hot friend in the sky only hangs around for a few hours before heading of to Austrailia. Witer can have some amazing blue sky days (even if a little cold) but its important to make the most of them. The Floodgate Yard is the perfect place to catch some of those winter rays (while under one of our heaters of course)

So next time you are around the Custard Factory in Digbeth and its one of those cold sunny afternoons pop into The Floodgate with your crew and score a hatrick against those Winter Blues. You 3 - 0 Winter Blues  



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