10 Ways to Survive a Snowstorm



If your house is full because you're snowed in, you might want to play a few rounds of cards to pass the time.
If your house is full because you're snowed in, you might want to play a few rounds of cards to pass the time.
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No matter what the situation, in your car, at home or at work -- if you're stuck in a sno­wstorm, try and keep yourself entertained. A positive mental attitude and will to live is as important as any survival technique. Many people who are stuck or trapped try and think of future goals they want to accomplish. This gives them hope for the future and keeps the mind occupied and active. Play some word games or sing songs. Do anything you can to take your mind away from your dire circumstance. Before you know it, the storm will pass and blue skies will appear.

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