Tips For A Happy And Healthy Christmas
How to have a happy and healthy Christmas Season and New Year. How to keep the fun, joy, and magic in Christmas, with less anxiety and stress. Sadly many people tread the-pre Christmas, Christmas and New Year Season. For some, they associate a lot of emotional pain and loss with this time of year. For others, they experience a high level of anxiety and stress linked to internal and external pressure. Trying to live up to certain types of perceived expectations associated with this time of year. The Christmas Season certainly brings up a mixture of emotions and fear. Especially when the whole message of Christmas and giving has got lost in commercial overspending and certain expectations.
But if we take a step back from the media, the adverts, your child’s long list from Santa and even the office secret Santa. The true meaning is simply about showing up and spending time with our friends, family and our fellow man. It is a time to forget about our opinions, our differences and even fall out’s. And to show kindness to one other. In many ways, Christmas is just another day. But a day we get an opportunity to say thank you and appreciation to those and the world around us.
10 Top Tips For A Happy And Healthy Christmas
Give From An Open Heart
Open your heart to the wonder of giving and receiving at this beautiful time of year. Give some magic and allow in some magic. Open your heart to all sorts of miracles and blessings.
Christmas is a time to be grateful for the small things, the large things, even the challenges. Appreciate all the blessings around you, they come in all sorts of disguises. Appreciate the love, kindness, and generosity at this time of year.
The Christmas season is a time to be fully present, fully in the here and now. Stop stressing about tomorrow or dwelling on yesterday. The greatest gift you can give anyone is being fully with those you spend time with, friends, family even strangers.
Make sure you get enough sleep and rest. This is a busy time of year, where we tend to get out of our normal routine and put ourselves under extra pressure. Don’t be tempted to burn the candle at both ends with too many late nights.
Drink More Water
Water helps us flush out those extra toxins. It can help stop us from overindulging in alcohol and food. Dehydration puts extra stress on the body. So it is important to stay hydrated through long journeys, Christmas shopping and stressful family visits.
Reduce Alcohol Intake
Alcohol consumption can not only affect our health and wellbeing, but it can also seriously reduce our ability to make healthy decisions. Under the influence of alcohol, we are more likely to get emotional, act irrationally or take risks Just SAY NO or bring alcohol-free wine or beer to stressful work or family events.
Eat Healthy Food
It is so easy to overindulge at this time of year. To minimise those extra pounds, inches and high sugar levels. Eat more mindfully. Choose at least some of the more healthier options on the menu. So you can enjoy those favourite treats with less guilt.
We at The World Of Health wish you a Happy and Healthy Christmas Season and New Year.
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