Are you tired of GoT references yet? Brace yourself. Winter is coming. Okay, sorry.
The speed of the ceiling fan has finished the countdown to 0.
You really don’t know whether carrying a jacket is going to be a wise decision or another way to make you look like a fool if the day decides to be bright and sunny.
But winters are love. Here’s why:
20 Reasons Why I Like Winters
Here are 20 compelling reasons why I like winters, let’s see if these resonate with you.
1. Six-pack Abs Can Wait
What good are Six-pack Abs if you can’t show them off? Put those short dresses and tops away.
Let the paunch grow and prosper! Cover it up with a heavy jacket, or just cover it up with an excuse that you are wearing three layers when you really aren’t.?
Six-pack Abs can wait till the summers. Indulge in your favorite food without a care in the world.
Preserve your energy to keep your body warm, and don’t regret the extra butter on the bread or ghee on the hot paranthas!
2. Ditch Bathing
Dip your hand in a bucket full of water. That’s it.
Every cell in your body has already sent the signal to your brain – Say NO to Bathing Today.
You can go for at least 2 days without bathing or anybody finding out.
A quick fact check ✔️: you are not dirty, your skin can clean itself. Yes, you’re also saving some water that way.
3. The Cozy Bed
The best part about winters is that warm blanket that is almost as warm as mommy’s love, and about as comfortable as being in your lover’s arm.
In case you’re forever alone like me, nothing beats the comfort of a cozy bed.
The gravitational pull with which the bed holds you is exponentially high in this season.
In case you just HAVE to get outside every day, spread the blanket wide on the bed, hide everything under it, and voila … Your room is clean!
All you have to do after getting back home is get into PJs, warm socks and get friendly with everything you’ve stuffed inside the blanket.
Munching over some good snacks while being wrapped in a warm quilt is the perfect way to be, in winter.
It’s all about uber-cool stuff like Antakshari, Dumb Charades, BBQ-ing, getting drunk, and not remembering anything about it the next day because you were sloshed.
But hey, we have a festival for that too! Popcorn, Revdi, and bhangra are the ingredients that make Lohri a festival to look forward to.
If that isn’t enough, organize a terrace bonfire party with rum and butter chicken. Heavenly!
5. No Sweat = No Worries
Makeup won’t melt and the hair will not be greasy every time.
Soaking in sweat at least once a day becomes a routine in summers. And don’t get me started on the Sweat stinks.
Forget it, good old winter days are here! another reason why I like winters so much.
And who doesn’t love the rosy cheeks in winters, Right?
6. Catching up on Shows
Days are shorter. This means you will have to work less and chill more in the blankets.
Netflix and Chill get a whole lot better when you do it wrapped in a blanket. Tons of megahits are also released in winter.
Book your tickets! Or if you enjoy the company of books, you can just spend the night with a cuppa coffee and a book from your to-read list.
7. Thank God! The Heat is gone
Remember what scorching summers do to you and your skin?
The heat would totally drain the energy before any productive work could and make us feel more tired and irritated than before.
How does it look for me? Suffocation caused by humidity would get to me and I would just give up and faint.
The heat of the summer is gone. You can always pile on clothes if you’re feeling cold.
But in summers, you just can’t do anything but get soaked in sweat.
Winters are definitely better than summers. I bet you would agree.
8. That Warm Cup of Tea/Coffee
Sip slowly as the steaming hot cup of tea or coffee warms your hands. That hot cuppa coffee/ tea tastes even better in cold winters.
Don’t expect a lot to happen over coffee as long as it successfully warms the insides of your throat and your freezing palms.
Shiver. Sip. Shiver. Sip.
Winter has a magical atmosphere that makes you feel like you’re in a fairytale.
For someone who has spent a major part of her life in a valley, I’ve always looked forward to snow-covered hilltops every winter.
Creating deformed snowmen and throwing snowballs at people after a snowfall is customary.
In the lap of nature, between the endless white expanses and unlimited memories, I had often wished for summer to never return! Alas.
10. No Clothes To Wear?
No problem. You don’t have to stress yourself every morning overthinking what to wear.
Because… It’s Winter. Happy Sigh! Keep shuffling between the jackets you have with some mixing and matching and you’re good to go.
Creased top or the T-shirt you wore over 50 times now? No problem.
You can always layer with a sweater or a coat. Enhance your look with a cute hat or a sexy scarf.
11. Festive Season is Here
You name your favorite Indian festival and there is a 90% chance that it falls in the winter season.
There’s Lohri, Pongal, Makar Sakranti, Bihu, Diwali, New Year, and also Christmas.
What better time than festivals to get together with family and make memories?
And Hey! It’s also the wedding season, one of the most compelling reasons why I like winters.
12. Comfort Food
Enjoy a hot soup! It’s time to get lazy and gobble the comfort food guilt-free. Forget dieting and eat all the comfort food.
There’s a long list of food you can hog on in winters but I have to mention Gajar Ka Halwa, Gond Ka Ladoo, Sarson Da Saag among many other homemade delicacies which you can gorge on only in winters.
13. Long Hugs
Imagine cuddling with your loved one, it can be a human, your pet, or even your laptop. Long hugs and hearty laughs would keep your heart and body warm.
I wait for winters to feel those warm hugs, something which I totally resist during summers.
(Also, my reason to like winters more than summers)
14. The Smell of Fresh Air
Do you know what’s special about winters?
That cool and refreshing winter air. It lets you feel rejuvenated (also lazy) and breathe more deeply than usual.
Tell me that you agree. The crisp smell of winter air is enough to make anyone feel good.
It’s not only the way the cold air smells but also the feel of it ❤️. Oh! And I love rubbing my hands to feel some warmth.
15. No Bugs!
The bugs won’t bug you anymore (I mean at least during winters).
Mosquitoes, wasps, insects, and ants are all gone and you can sleep peacefully.
This is also one of the major reasons why I feel winter is better than summer.
16. Lit Streets
Streets get to escape the mundane look of routine and get all decked up during the plethora of festivals that make their way during winters.
To step out of the house and gaze at the twinkling lights is a worthwhile experience. Markets pop up especially during Diwali, Christmas, and New Year.
Do you remember taking trips during winters?
Because it’s a time of raining offers, cheaper flights, and awesome discounts on hotels, another reason why I love the winters.
Vacationing during months which are not excessively cold is something to look forward to.
18. Best Time to Shop
Check off the items on your to-buy list because you can get it all now at great deals.
Did you say shopping?
Because I heard Black Friday and New year deals.
19. No More Shaving
Ladies, here’s are announcing a few months of respite from regularly shaving your legs.
You can get away with the hassle of removing body hair (for only a few months, of course).
Also, #NoshaveNovember comes to rescue men. Let your body stay warm with all those hair.
20. Most importantly, REJOICE!
Sit in a group of five, crack peanuts, and discuss how this day is the coldest in the history of Delhi.
Wear your entire wardrobe so that no one can guess your gender from the dense fog that doesn’t lift until you’ve reached work.
Make the most of the season which allows you to binge-watch and binge eat without any regrets.
So, why winter is the best season? Precisely, because it’s not summer anymore. chuckles
Smoke fake cigarettes while taking a long walk on a chilly day.
Stay warm around the angeethi that the tapriwala has arranged for customers like you. Get your geysers repaired and enjoy the season!
Now that we’re talking so much about winter, let me also share the top 10 winter quotes I love:
Top 10 Winter Quotes for all the Winter Lovers
Feel free to make these winter quotes as your WhatsApp or Insta status.
- When you love the winter, winter goes off warmer!
~ Mehmet Murat ildan
- In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.
~ Ben Aaronovitch
- The snow fell as softly as a poet’s tears.
~ Kevin Ansbro
- Winter reminds us that everyone and everything needs some quiet time.
~ Katrina Mayer
- The snow is sparkling like a million little suns.
~ Lama Willa
- Never are voices so beautiful as on a winter’s evening.
~ Virginia Woolf
- In seed time learn, in harvest teach and in winter, enjoy.
- Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of friendly and for a talk beside the fire: it is time for home.
- You can’t get too much winter in the winter.
- Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless. ~Terri Guilliemets
I can’t wait to roam around the house in a cozy sweater paired with a warm pair of socks while sipping my hot cup of coffee.
Before I jump back into my bed, let me know if I missed your favorite thing about winters.
Also, I love the reasons, 12 and 14 the most. Which one did you love? So excited to know!