In Europe, winter is a season mostly characterized by Kapha properties. It is cold, damp, dull and heavy and people are slowing down their activities. Hence, a Kapha-pacifying diet and lifestyle is indicated, esp. for Kapha individuals. Nevertheless, Vata qualities such as dry, cold and windy can also be prominent during winter days. Keep the tips listed below in mind to spend a joyful winter season and prevent related diseases, such as flu, dry skin, bronchitis, strep throat, risk of asthma attack and emotional disorders (seasonal depression and/or anxieties).