10 Winter Blues Instagram Captions to Help You Cope

Winter is great… except when it's not.

The coldest season of the year has a lot going for it—holidays, school vacations and gingerbread, to name a few things—but sometimes, the winter blues still set in. The lull after the new year and the dark, cold days are a rough combination. It's not uncommon to find yourself in a funk.

There's no perfect system for beating the winter blues, but there are some things you can try. One of them is finding uplifting or entertaining quotes and applying them to your own life by making them Instagram captions. See what we mean below!

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For the photo of you laughing with others:

"Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face."

-Victor Hugo


For the photo of some delicious seasonal treats

"I love the scents of winter! For me, it's all about the feeling you get when you smell pumpkin spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, gingerbread and spruce."

-Taylor Swift


For the photo of you, bundled up to face the elements:

"Nothing burns like the cold."

-George R. R. Martin

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For the photo when you're stuck inside:

"What, I sometimes wonder, would it be like if I lived in a country where winter is a matter of a few chilly days and a few weeks' rain; where the sun is never far away, and the flowers bloom all year long?"

-Anna Neagle


For the photo of an outdoor sporting event:

"The problem with winter sports is that—follow me closely here—they generally take place in winter."

-Dave Berry


For the photo of you and friends working on a creative project:

"Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius."

-Pietro Aretino


For the photo of you making the most of winter:

"In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer."

-Albert Camus

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For the photo of a winter garden that you are excited to see in spring:

"I am going to try to pay attention to the spring. I am going to look around at all the flowers, and look up at the hectic trees. I am going to close my eyes and listen."

-Anne Lamott


For a photo when the weather finally starts to warm up:

"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn."

– Hal Borland


For the photo of you smiling in the sun:

"The only thing that gets me through the winter [is] knowing that summer is going to be there."

-Jack McBrayer


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