Stress and Self Care

December 18 2019

Last week’s Tip mentioned that stress that can be associated with the holidays.  PsychCentral shares that some people are at a higher risk of experiencing stress during the holidays so it’s important to know the common signs and symptoms prolonged or increased stress.  Being proactive and establishing a habit of self-care can combat stress and make for a more joyous holiday season.  Here are a few tips on how to practice self-care during the holidays.  You can read more about each of these self-care tips,  who is at a higher risk of stress, and symptoms to watch out for here. 

  • Start with gratitude
  • Just say no
  • Get restful sleep
  • Reduce exposure to stimulation
  • Be open to new traditions
  • Pay attention to nutrition 

 


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