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9 Effective Ways to Beat Cabin Fever

What Is Cabin Fever? According to Merriam-Webster, cabin fever  is defined as extreme irritability and restlessness from living in isolation or a confined indoor area for a prolonged time.    Parents might add to the definition, having the kids home for remote learning too long .   You've been stuck in the house all winter, and you're bursting to get outside and do all the things you love.  Problem is, it's still cold!  Even after the snow melts, the ground is often too soggy and muddy to enjoy.   With the pandemic already isolating people more than usual over the past year, cabin fever may weigh heavier on your psyche than in previous years.   Hang in there--we have some great tips to help you cope until warmer days arrive! 1.  Plan Your Garden Remember the beginning of the pandemic when store shelves were picked clean, restaurants closed, and farmer's markets couldn't open safely?  People who normally weren't gardeners realized planting one might be a good i