Stress(less) for the Holidays!
S unlight Take a five minute outdoor break. Sunlight can help fight the low light wintertime “blues”.
T ake time Take fifteen minutes a day just for you and guard that time carefully
R est Maintain routine hours of sleep.
E xpectations Make a list of all your “shoulds” and your “have-ta’s” then ask yourself “Who says?”
S ensible eating Allow yourself treats but pace yourself
S pending limits Set your gift ideas before you shop and stick with it
L augh Find humor in the middle of frantic. Relax, don’t take it so serious!
E xercise After the big meal, take a walk! You will burn more calories if you walk right away.
S mall gifts Think of gifts that are small but meaningful, example: write a story for your child, making him/her the hero, then read or tell your story to them on Christmas Eve.
S pirit Consider what the real Spirit of the Holidays means to you.