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When the weather gets cold and the busy holiday season sets in, it’s important to prioritize your health and well-being. The colder months can sometimes bring a sense of lethargy and isolation, but with a little intention and creativity, you can nurture your mind and body and avoid unnecessary setbacks from illness and fatigue. If you live at The Pointe on Mass downtown Indianapolis apartments, you have the privilege of being near terrific outdoor spaces and a variety of activities that can assist with your personal self-care routines. Here are our favorite ways for prioritizing self-care around downtown Indianapolis in the winter months.

Embrace the Great Outdoors
Winter doesn't mean you have to hibernate indoors all the time. In fact, spending time outdoors in the crisp, invigorating air can be incredibly refreshing. Mass Avenue Indianapolis provides a multitude of parks, trails, and other outdoor spaces that are perfect for taking a break from your busy routine.

University Park on North Meridian is the older portion of the Indiana War Memorial and it’s just two blocks from The Pointe on Mass. The Depew Fountain, completed in 1919, is its centerpiece. From there, you can easily reach the American Legion Mall, Glick Peace Wall, and other stops along the trails within the Indiana War Memorial.

Explore Winter Walking and Cycling
If you're an avid walker or cyclist, don't let the winter chill deter you. Indianapolis is a very walkable and bikeable city year-round thanks to the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, which goes right past The Pointe on Mass. Use it to connect to the downtown Canal to catch Flurries on the Canal, a series of winter performances on Saturday afternoons.

Embrace Mindful Meditation
Yoga and meditation are fantastic practices for maintaining mental clarity and peace, especially during the winter when stress and anxiety can be more prevalent. If you’re not experienced in the practice, you can find The Hot Room for yoga, heated fitness, and guided meditation just a block from The Pointe on Mass.

Connect with Seasonal Foods
Winter is the perfect time to nourish your body with seasonal foods. Stop into the Indianapolis Winter Market for a variety of hearty and locally sourced foods and produce. Enjoy a cup of hot soup, savor a fresh seasonal salad, or indulge in a warm treat.

Plan Social Gatherings
Combat the winter blues by hosting an easygoing social gathering with friends and family. Surrounding yourself with loved ones can be a heartwarming way to nurture your mind and spirit and doesn’t have to be a stressful undertaking. Simply offering warm drinks, tranquil music, and relaxing games at home can often feel more rewarding than a fancy gala or a sit-down dinner party.

Winter can be a challenging season, but with the right mindset and a commitment to self-care, you can thrive even in the coldest months. When you live in apartments on Mass Ave like The Pointe on Mass, you can take comfort in nearby access to yoga, parks and trails, wholesome foods, and plenty of opportunities for community and fellowship with your friends and neighbors. Take a tour of a one or two-bedroom luxury apartment and reserve your dream home today: (317) 474-6554