Recognize Your Fortunes
If you don’t journal already, the holidays are a great time to begin. You can start by simply writing out a list of the things you’re thankful for at the beginning of the day. Taking time to reflect on the amazing people, things, and experiences happening in your life will guarantee to start your day off on a positive note.
Calm Your Mind With Meditation
Meditation is a great way to take time for yourself, unwind, and reflect. If you read our blog post, “Training Your Mind With Meditation”, you may remember that meditation opens us up to mindfulness - enjoying where we are now. The holidays are the perfect time to do just that.
Treat Yo’ Self
Around the holidays we tend to think about everyone but ourselves. This time, be sure you’re taking care of yourself just as much as you try to take care of others. You don’t want to be pouring from an empty cup, especially at this time of year. Prioritize some time each day for things that make you happy!
Give Back To Those Who Need It Most
If you have extra time, consider spending some of it volunteering. Giving back to those in need, especially during the holidays, is one of the most rewarding ways to spend time, if your plate allows. The feeling of helping others is priceless, and your kindness doesn’t go unnoticed.
Remember What Really Matters
Think about the real reason behind the holidays, celebrations, and gift-giving. Focus on spending quality time with the people you love and appreciating what you have.
Don’t forget to rest!
While we hope you find these tips helpful in de-stressing, we know it may not miraculously happen overnight (although that would be nice, wouldn’t it?)
With gifts still to give and celebrations still to plan, we’re here to help as much as we can.
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