Feeling the Christmas stress? Try to switch up your yoga practice and do some gentle, restorative poses to help regain your energy, soothe the nervous system, and help get your mood back up. Here are some yoga poses to keep you relaxed during the holidays.[Read more…] about 5 Yoga Poses To Keep You Relaxed During The Holidays
Monday Meditation: Let Go of Holiday Stress
More often than not, the holiday season can be more stressful than restful. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, consider taking a few minutes off your busy schedule to meditate. Below is a meditation to help you let go of holiday stress.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: Let Go of Holiday Stress
How to Mentally Prep for the Holiday Season
It’s that time of year again, where we seem to stumble upon an endless holiday season. For most people, this is an exciting time filled with traditions and gatherings. We start with Halloween, move on to Thanksgiving, speed into Christmas, and finally it comes to a close with New Years.
During this exciting time, you may become stressed out to the point where you burn yourself out. There’s the strain of traveling, being a host, and cleaning up after everyone’s mess. Maintaining a budget can also become a burden on your emotional and mental wellbeing. Furthermore, there’s the stress to stay away from all the sweets and the pressure to make it a realistic New Year’s resolution. With so much going on, it’s not unexpected that you’ll wear yourself out. [Read more…] about How to Mentally Prep for the Holiday Season
Holiday Stress: 5 Tips to Cope with It
As soon as the malls start playing Christmas carols, we can’t help but feel our spirits lift. Yet we also dread the anxiety and stress that come with every holiday season ever since we turned adults. It’s the time for drawing up our gifts list, meeting relatives we sometimes wish we didn’t have to and having to attend the numerous parties. On top of it all, the days get darker too early and it’s cold and snowing outside, making us prone to colds and flu.
This year, the holidays need not be as terrifying as the seasons past. Here’s a guide to actually enjoying Christmas and surviving the days unscathed. And when the New Year rolls in, you’re ready to embrace it with a positive outlook and look forward to only good things. [Read more…] about Holiday Stress: 5 Tips to Cope with It