If you haven't been outside in three months, a polar vortex and not climate change have ravaged the United States, turning the upper half of it into something out of Game of Thrones. Winter can be the worst and we're in the dead middle of it. A nation full of Jack Torrances at the end of The Shining.
Meanwhile, down in the southern hemisphere, two things are happening:
2. the continued existence of hurdler Michelle Jenneke
While you deal with the natural roller coaster that will plunge you down to -50 and roast you alive from the inside when July hits, take a peaceful walk through the hottest hurdler ever's Instagram account. It's mostly her lying by the pool, hanging out with her dogs, winning track medals and just generally being a lovely ray of sunshine.
Trust me, it'll make you feel better. These are our favorites:
(all photos via Instagram)