Avoiding the Holiday Hassle

Avoiding the Holiday Hassle
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Another year is already coming to a close. Can you believe it? The holiday season is nearly upon us. Have you started preparing? It is all too easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of chaos around these times, but we’re here to reassure you that you don’t have to!

The key to avoiding stress during the holidays is staying ahead of the game. Get your shopping done early, have your travel plans set, and remain calm. Keep in mind that your daily routine may be slightly different for the next couple months, but try your best to stay disciplined with your eating habits and workout schedule. Maintaining some normalcy in your day-to-day life will help you stay in control.

Today, technology makes buying gifts for our loved ones quicker and more convenient than ever before. Do your shopping online to find exclusive deals, avoid traffic, and steer clear of long lines. You can even have the gifts shipped

to your destination if you’re travelling so you can save time by skipping the post office.

Make sure to keep track of all of your social obligations in order to avoid overwhelming yourself with too many commitments. When attending parties, do your best to arrive in a timely manner and be a gracious guest. If you are hosting a party, send out a Facebook event so you can know how many people to expect. Enjoy yourself and don’t stress out over the details.

Why not enjoy some “me time” while you are out and about. Take a minute to breathe and treat yourself to a little something special. You should love doing nice things for your family and friends, not dread it. If you feel overwhelmed at any time, slow down and regroup.

Try to relax, the holidays are meant to be a time for happiness, not worrying. Remember the reason for the season. It is a time for family, loved ones, making new memories, and enjoying each other’s company! Happy Holidays from our family to yours!  

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By: Tommy Rozycki on Nov 05, 2018
Tags: health & wellness, November/December 2018
Issue: November/December2018
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