The holiday season is a time of great happiness as we gather together with friends and family to celebrate. However, it can also be a time of great stress or sadness. No matter how you are feeling this time of year, self-care is especially important.
- Give yourself permission. This may mean saying NO to a certain event or overspending on gifts.
- Set healthy boundaries on work, friends, and yes, even family.
- Let go of expectations. Relinquish the illusions and celebrate the moment – even the imperfect ones.
- Take some quiet time to reflect. Even a five minute break to focus on your breathing can help rest the brain.
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