How to Bring More Joy to the Holidays
The holidays are meant to be a joyous time of family, faith and reflection, but in today’s fast-paced world, the stress of finding the perfect gift or hosting the perfect party can get in the way of Christmas’ true meaning. Be sure to continue to maintain your healthy, active lifestyle, taking time for exercise, yoga and active rest days. Continue to eat balanced meals and make sure to stay hydrated to keep your energy levels in check and keep your body functioning at its best, which is especially important during flu season. Here are five tips to keep in mind whenever the holidays begin to feel more hectic than happy.
- Be present and live in the moment
- Let go of too high expectations
- Be patient with family and relatives
- Take time for – and be patient with – yourself
- Be thankful