Torre Boyd LPC
Say No More To Holiday Stress!!
The holiday season is a time for joy and celebration, but it can also be a source of stress. Whether you’re dealing with an overstuffed schedule, family drama, financial worries, or all of the above, holiday stress can take the joy out of the season. Luckily, there are some things you can do to reduce the stress you feel.
1. Make sure you’re taking care of yourself. Make sure you’re getting enough sleep, eating healthy meals, and making time for physical activity. These activities can help reduce stress and give you the energy and focus you need to get through the holiday season.
2. Plan ahead. Set aside time to make lists and plan out your days so that you can make the most of your time. This will help you reduce the sense of overwhelm that can come with the holidays. Give yourself some grace during this time. It is not mandatory that you attend every event, even when people try to make it seem that way. This is the perfect time to practice some of your boundary setting.
3. Finally, don’t forget to take time for yourself. The holidays can be a busy time, but it’s important to make time for self-care. Whether it’s taking a long bath, reading a book, or going for a walk, doing something just for you can help reduce stress and give you a chance to relax.
The holidays can be a stressful time, but with a few simple steps, you can reduce the amount of stress you feel. Taking care of yourself, planning ahead, and taking time for yourself are all great ways to make the most of the holiday season.