The winter doldrums are the worst (VIDEO)

Jan 15, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. ET

After the holidays are over and before springtime comes, it's all too easy to get bogged down in the winter doldrums, especially if you live someplace cold.

It's freezing outside, there are no holidays to look forward to and your kids are probably driving you crazy. How do you beat the winter doldrums?